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Tosi named assistant vice president of Research Division

Minneapolis, April 8, 2021

Tosi named assistant vice president of Research Division

Brooke Tosi

Brooke Tosi Assistant Vice President

The board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has appointed Brooke Tosi as assistant vice president of the Research Division, effective April 16, 2021. Tosi will report to Scott Thomas-Forss, vice president and managing officer of Research.

In this role, Tosi will work with other leaders in the department to provide high-level support to the entire Research Division, which has a 50+ year history of producing top-tier academic research on a range of issues broadly related to the policy mission of the Federal Reserve System. The Research Division includes economists, consultants, visiting scholars, and professional support staff and services and has grown almost 60 percent over the past five years. The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute, which works to conduct and promote research that will increase economic opportunity and inclusive growth and help the Federal Reserve to achieve its maximum employment mandate, is part of the Research Division.

“Brooke has more than 15 years of experience as a leader in this department,” said Mark Wright, senior vice president and Research director. “She has led numerous Bank projects and work groups and built strong and collaborative relationships across multiple departments.”

Tosi is currently serving as director of operations and support in Research, with primary responsibilities over the Research information services, publications, and tech support functions.

Tosi has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and German from Augustana University and a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from Long Island University.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System, the nation’s central bank. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is responsible for the Ninth Federal Reserve District, which includes Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis participates in setting national monetary policy, supervises numerous banking organizations, and provides a variety of payments services to financial institutions and the U.S. government.