William Lambe

Senior Advisor Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta , Atlanta GA
William Lambe

Will Lambe is a senior community and economic development advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He specializes in development finance and has written and spoken on topics ranging from rural development, public-private partnerships, tax credit programs, philanthropy, and the Community Reinvestment Act. Prior to joining the Atlanta Fed, Will was director of community and economic development programming at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government, where he carried out research and advised local governments on partnerships for attracting private investment into distressed areas. He has published numerous articles and a book on community economic development strategies for smaller towns and cities. In 2015, Will was awarded an Eisenhower Fellowship to travel and study public-private finance in China. He serves on the board of directors for the Grove Park Foundation in Atlanta (a Purpose Built Community), and the advisory boards for Enterprise Community Partners and Neighborhood Lending Partners. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Public Policy from Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

During the Fellowship

During Will’s fellowship, he will focus on developing a framework and narrative around community investment that aligns with the Southeast’s political culture, test it with new audiences, and attract new champions to ultimately unlock more resources for community investment in the region.

Transforming investment in communities

The Center for Community Investment at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Surdna Foundation.

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