Our Contributors

Meet the People Who Made the Book Possible

Brief Essays on the Best Ideas to Build Wealth — for Everyone, was produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Aspen Institute. This book captures ideas from and is made possible by a diverse spectrum of social, financial and policy innovators.

Fenaba R. Addo
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Bob Annibale
University of London/SOAS

Karen Biddle Andres
Aspen Institute

Roland M. Attenborough
Roland M. Attenborough, Inc.

Peter Barnes
Entrepreneur and writer

Rachel Black
Aspen Institute

Angela Glover Blackwell
PolicyLink

Joseph C. Blasi
Rutgers University

Mark Blyth
Brown University

Janet Boguslaw
Brandeis University

Ray Boshara
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Raphael Bostic
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

James Bullard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

William J. (Bill) Bynum
HOPE

Kevin Carey
New America

Ellis Carr
Capital Impact Partners

Oren Cass
American Compass

Mariko Chang
Mariko Chang Consulting

José Cisneros
City and County of San Francisco

Margaret M. Clancy
Washington University in St. Louis

Wole Coaxum
Mobility Capital Finance

Michael Collins
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Reid Cramer
New America

Stephanie J. Creary
University of Pennsylvania

William A. Darity, Jr.
Duke University

Ross DeVol
Heartland Forward

Karen Dynan
Harvard University

Karen Edwards
Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition

Kathryn Edwards
RAND Corporation

William Elliott III
University of Michigan

Yakov Feygin
Berggruen Institute

Christy Finsel
Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition

Timothy Flacke
Commonwealth

Dr. Helene Gayle
Chicago Community Trust

Nanette Goodman
Syracuse University & National Disability Institute

Salah Goss
Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Mark Greene
SafetyNet

Michal Grinstein-Weiss
Social Policy Institute, Washington University in St. Louis

Mae Watson Grote
Change Machine

John W. Haines
Mercy Corps

Darrick Hamilton
New School

Bradley Hardy
Georgetown University

Patrick T. Harker
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Ted Howard
Democracy Collaborative

Brent Howell
Opportunity Finance Network

Jin Huang
St. Louis University

David C. John
Brookings Institution & AARP

Jenny L. Jones
Clark Atlantic University

Ianna Kachoris
Chicago Community Trust

Neel Kashkari
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Ana Hernández Kent
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Kilolo Kijakazi
(formerly Urban Institute)

Joyce Klein
Aspen Institute

Douglas L. Kruse
Rutgers University

Chirag Lala
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Hanlin Li
Northwestern University

Eric Lonergan
Author

Phillip Longman
Open Markets Institute

Barry C. Lynn
Open Markets Institute

Diego Martinez
Abbott

Mariana Mazzucato
University College London

Heather McCulloch
Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap

Signe-Mary McKernan
Urban Institute

Sarah McKinley
Democracy Collaborative

Brenden McKinney
McKinsey & Co.

Lisa Mensah
Opportunity Finance Network

Jonathan Morduch
New York University

Michael Morris
National Disability Institute

Kirsten Mullen
Artefactual

Karama Neal, Ph.D.
(formerly Southern Bankcorp)

Jerry Nemorin
LendStreet

Nick Noel
McKinsey & Co.

Aisha Nyandoro, Ph.D.
Springboard to Opportunities

Romy F. Parzick
Vault

Vanessa G. Perry
George Washington University

Duwain Pinder
McKinsey & Co.

Katharina Pistor
Columbia University

Fabian T. Pfeffer
University of Michigan

José A. Quiñonez
Mission Asset Fund

José Quiñonez
Partners for Rural Transformation

Ida Rademacher
Aspen Institute

Janneke Ratcliffe
Urban Institute

Erika Rickard
Pew Charitable Trusts

Lowell R. Ricketts
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

John W. Rogers, Jr.
Ariel Investments

Stephen Roll
Social Policy Institute, Washington University in St. Louis

Safia Sayed
(formerly Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center)

Luisa Scarcella
University of Antwerp

Rachel Schneider
Canary

Allison Schrager
Manhattan Institute

David Shideler
Heartland Forward

Robert Shiller
Yale University

Margaret S. Sherraden
Washington University in St. Louis

Michael Sherraden
Washington University in St. Louis

Ed Sivak
HOPE

Eugene Steuerle
Urban Institute

Shelley Stewart
McKinsey & Co.

Anne Stuhldreher
City and County of San Francisco

Jennifer Tescher
Financial Health Network

Nicholas Vincent
Northwestern University

Frederick F. Wherry
Princeton University

Bradford Wilcox
University of Virginia

Scott Winship
American Enterprise Institute

Dafina Williams
Opportunity Finance Network

Deborah Winshel
Harvard Business School

Abigail Wozniak
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Naomi Zewde
CUNY

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