Jeanne Milliken Bonds

Senior Manager, Regional Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Jeanne Milliken Bonds is the Senior Manager, Regional Community Development for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In her role, she provides leadership for strategic stakeholder collaboration and community-level solutions, focusing on low- and moderate- income and underserved communities in support of the Federal Reserve System’s Community Development function.  Jeanne leads several Federal Reserve System teams, including a team focused on the Community Reinvestment Act and c0-leads a team focused on rural policy issues.  

Jeanne previously worked for the N.C. Courts as a special assistant and Deputy Director to the Chief Justice and the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center where she focused on community and economic development initiatives across North Carolina. She also served as an elected official on a town council in N.C., including Mayor Pro Tem and Mayor. And, she has worked closely as an advisor with several N.C. Governors in efforts focused on economic well-being and growth of both urban and rural communities.

Jeanne has led and served on a number of community and statewide boards of directors. She has a B.A. in Economics and a M.P.A. (concentration in public policy) from the University of N.C. at Chapel Hill. In 1997, she was North Carolina’s recipient of the national Henry Toll Fellowship from the Council of State Governments