Assistant Vice President and Community Affairs Officer
Daniel Davis leads a team in the St. Louis Fed’s Community Development department that is responsible for identifying challenges and opportunities for lower-income communities in five areas of policy expertise: community development finance; financial access, capability and empowerment; neighborhoods and housing; small business; and workforce development. He leads the team to conduct analyses, develop resources and share ideas that lead to stronger economic outcomes in lower-income communities and increase the efficacy of practitioners and policymakers.
In addition to his role at the St. Louis Fed, Davis teaches policy coursework to graduate students at Washington University in St. Louis.
A native of Illinois, Davis previously worked for the Illinois Governor’s Office and the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Davis holds graduate degrees from the London School of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis, and an undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University.