Reparations &
Healing Convening

Matthew R. Feldman

Board of Trustees and Treasurer of the Evanston Community Foundation

Mr. Feldman serves as a member of the Board of Trustees and Treasurer of the Evanston Community Foundation and leads a working group in support of local reparations at Beth Emet Synagogue in Evanston, Illinois.

Mr. Feldman served as President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago from April 2008 until December of 2020. Mr. Feldman had been with the Bank since September of 2003 and served in several executive capacities, including Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology. 

Previously, Mr. Feldman was Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Learning Insights, Inc. from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Feldman conceived, established, financed and directed the operations of this privately held e-learning company.

Mr. Feldman was previously President of Continental Trust Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Bank, and served in a number of other roles in capital markets, investments and general management during his 15 years there.

Mr. Feldman holds degrees from Case Western Reserve University and the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University where he is a life-member of the Kellogg Global Advisory Board and a member of the Kellogg Inclusion Coalition.

Mr. Feldman serves as Chair of the Board of Managers of Common Securitization Solutions, LLC., a technology development and operations company based in Bethesda, MD.  Mr. Feldman also serves on the Board of Directors of Recology, Inc., an ESOP-owned, waste management and resource recovery company based in San Francisco, CA, where he is Chair of the Governance Committee and serves on the Audit, Risk Oversight and Compliance Plus Committees.

Mr. Feldman served on the Board of Directors of the Office of Finance of the Federal Home Loan Banks. He is a former Chair of the Bank Presidents Conference. 

He is a past Chair of the Pentegra Defined Benefit Plan for Financial Institutions.

He is a past Co-Chair of the CEO Council of the Financial Services Pipeline Initiative. 

He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Beth Emet Foundation.