Michael Bryan is a vice president and senior economist in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is responsible for organizing the Atlanta Fed’s monetary policy process.
Mr. Bryan previously served as vice president in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he specialized in business analysis with an emphasis on measuring and tracking inflation trends. He joined the Cleveland Fed as a bank examiner in 1978 and transferred to the research department the next year. In 1986, Mr. Bryan served as an economist in the Research Division of the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. He was promoted to the position of economic adviser in 1991 and appointed as a bank officer in 1995. In 1998, he was a visiting scholar at the Bank of Japan’s Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies in Tokyo, and in 2000, he was a visiting economist at the Swedish Riksbank in Stockholm. Mr. Bryan has served on the faculties of the Booth Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, Cleveland State University, Baldwin-Wallace College, and Case Western Reserve University, all in Cleveland. He joined the Atlanta Fed in 2008.
A native of Cleveland, Mr. Bryan earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a master’s degree in economics from Case Western Reserve University.