Keith Wardrip joined the Community Development and Regional Outreach Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in 2011 and has served as the community development research manager since 2013. In this role, he produces original research, supervises the work of the department’s research analysts, and leads the development of the department’s research agenda. His work focuses primarily on employment and post-secondary educational opportunities for low- and moderate-income populations, affordable housing and housing quality, and philanthropic support for local community and economic development. Before joining the Philadelphia Fed, Wardrip spent six years in Washington, D.C. conducting affordable housing research at the Center for Housing Policy and the National Low Income Housing Coalition. He has an M.A. in geography from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in geography from the University of Kentucky.