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The business executives who established CED in 1942 focused on the public interest through a pragmatic business lens. Today, CED Trustees make this same commitment to represent the reasoned, nonpartisan voice of business on major public policy issues.

Our Trustees are chairs, CEOs and senior executives of major corporations; university and college presidents; former corporate leaders; and leaders of prominent NGOs.

Trustees determine CED’s annual priority issues and lead subcommittees that produce policy statements with research findings and recommendations for reform. These policy statements are coupled with strong outreach efforts throughout the country and abroad - to achieve tangible impact at the local, state and national levels. CED has a passionate staff who organize and help lead the goals and efforts of the Trustees.

Chris Aliotta
Associate Director, Colgate-Palmolive Company

Michael G. Archbold
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), GNC Holdings, Inc.

Tom Armstrong
Chief Executive Officer, Duer Carolina Coil, Inc.

Pamela Barnhill
President & COO, InnSuites Hospitality Trust, IBC Hospitality & International Vacation Hotels, Inc.

John Barrett
Chief Executive Officer, Western & Southern Financial Group

George S. Barrett
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health, Inc.

Barbara M. Barrett
President and Chief Executive Officer, Triple Creek Guest Ranch

Anthony Barrueta
Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc

Bruce Batkin
Chief Executive Officer, Terra Capital Partners

Lydia I. Beebe
Formerly Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Peter A. Benoliel
Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical Corporation

Avi Benus
Chief Executive Officer, IMPAQ International, LLC

Sandra Berg
CEO and Director, Berg Lacquer Company

John Berger
Chief Executive Officer, Sunnova Energy Corporation

Nomi M. Bergman
Senior Executive Officer, Advance/Newhouse Communications

Shideh Bina
Partner, Insigniam

Patrick A. Bond
Chairman, Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

Patrick James (Jim) Brady
Chief Operating Officer, Grant Thornton

Angela Braly
Founder and President, The Braly Group, LLC

Neri Bukspan
Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY

Ken Burdick
CEO, WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Carl T. Camden
President and CEO (Retired), Kelly Services, Inc.

Gregory W. Cappelli
Director, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Education Group, Inc., Chairman, Apollo Global, Inc.

Teresa Carlson
Vice President, General Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

Michael Chesser
Chairman and CEO (Retired), Great Plains Energy, Inc.

Emanuel “Manny” Chirico
Chairman and CEO, PVH Corp.

David Chun
CEO and Founder, Equilar, Inc.

Jim Clerkin
President and Chief Executive Officer, North America, Moët Hennessy USA, Inc.

Cynthia Cleveland
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Broadthink

Marc S. Cooper
Chief Executive Officer, Peter J. Solomon Company

David Cordani
Chairman and CEO, Cigna Corporation

Ed Cox
Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

W. Bowman Cutter
Senior Fellow and Director, Economic Policy Initiative, The Roosevelt Institute

Mitch Daniels
President, Purdue University

Paul Decker
President and CEO, Mathematica Policy Research

Michelle Finneran Dennedy
Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer, Cisco Systems

Joseph DiDomizio
President & CEO, Hudson Group

William H. Donaldson
Chairman, Donaldson Enterprises

Robert H. Dugger
Founder and Managing Partner, Hanover Provident Capital LLC

Jeffrey Dunn
President and Chief Executive Officer, Sesame Workshop

Janice Ellig
Chief Executive Officer, The Ellig Group

Artemis Emslie
Chief Executive Officer, AGM Holdings Company

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA

Howard Fluhr
Chairman Emeritus, The Segal Group

Margaret Foran
Vice President, Chief Governance Officer and Secretary, Prudential Financial

Barbara Hackman Franklin
President & CEO and Former US Secretary of Commerce, Barbara Franklin Enterprises

Ken Frazier
Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., Inc.

Glenn Fuhrman
Managing Partner, MSD Capital, L.P.

Dan Fulton
CEO (Retired), Weyerhaeuser

Chris Gabrieli
Co-Founder and CEO, Empower Schools

E. Gordon Gee
President, West Virginia University

Sean Glass
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Advantia Health

Greg Goff
Chairman, President & CEO, Andeavor

Timothy B. Goodell
General Counsel, Hess Corporation

Earl G. Graves, Jr.
President & CEO, Black Enterprise

Pat W. Gross
Chairman, The Lovell Group

John Haley
Chief Executive Officer, Willis Towers Watson

Doug Hammond
Chairman & CEO, NFP Corp.

Robert Haney
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Kathy Hopinkah Hannan
National Managing Partner, Diversity & Corporate Responsibility, KPMG LLP

Victoria Harker
Chief Financial Officer, TEGNA, Inc.

Tony Harrington
Chair and Managing Director, Albright Stonebridge Group

Hollis W. Hart
President (Retired), International Franchise Management, Citi

Ben W. Heineman Jr.
Senior Fellow, Schools of Law & Government, Harvard University

Bob Hellman
Managing Director and CEO, American Infrastructure Funds

Jack A. Hockema
Chairman, President and CEO, Kaiser Aluminum

Mike Hopkins
Chief Executive Officer, Ice Energy

R. Glenn Hubbard
Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia University Business School

Larry Jensen
President & CEO, Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors

John Johns
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Protective Life Corporation

Pres Kabacoff
Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Executive Officer, HRI Properties

Matt Kaness
Former Chief Executive Officer, Modcloth

Sandy Kapell
EVP & CAO, Madison Square Garden

Laura Karet
President and Chief Executive Officer, Giant Eagle, Inc.

Joseph E. Kasputys
CEO, Economic Ventures

John Kerin
President and CEO, Chicago Stock Exchange

Jo Kirchner
CEO, Primrose Schools

Ronald J. Klein
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Richard J. Kramer
Chairman, CEO & President, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Robert J. Kueppers
Senior Partner (Retired), Global Regulatory & Public Policy, Deloitte LLP

Reece Kurtenbach
Chairman, President & CEO, Daktronics

Thomas F. Lamb, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, PNC

David H. Langstaff
President, Argotyche, Inc.

James A. Lawrence
Chairman, Great North Star

Mark Leiter
Chairman, The Demand Institute

Bruce K. MacLaury
President Emeritus, The Brookings Institution

Mark Makepeace
Group Director of Information Services and CEO, FTSE Russell

Ron Marshall
CEO, Claire's Stores Inc.

Thomas McInerney
President and Chief Executive Officer, Genworth Financial, Inc.

Patricia A. McKay
Partner, Templeton & Co.

Cecilia McKenney
Former Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, Frontier Communications

Steve Messinger
President and Owner, ECG Management Consultants

Mike Monahan
Executive VP, COO & CFO, Pitney Bowes

Paul M. Montrone
Chairman, Liberty Lane Partners

Margaret A. Morrison
‎Principal Financial Services, Americas Leader of Business, Development, Brand, Marketing & Communications, EY

Dr. Allen J. Morrison
Chief Executive Officer and Director General, Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University

Dr. Joel Myers
Founder, Chairman and President, AccuWeather

David Nash
Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health

Diana S. Natalicio
President, The University of Texas at El Paso

Bridget Neill
Americas Deputy Vice Chair of Public Policy, EY

Thomas C. Nelson
Chairman, President & CEO, National Gypsum

Gary Norcross
President & CEO, Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.

Karen O’Byrne
COO & CFO, Modernizing Medicine

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
President and Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Investment Group

Steffen E. Palko
Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Texas Christian University

William C. Pate
President and CEO, Par Pacific Holdings, Inc.

David Peckinpaugh
President, Maritz Travel

Debra J. Perry
Director, Korn Ferry & Genworth

Gregg Petersmeyer
Chairman and CEO, Personal Pathways

Michael A. Peterson
Chairman and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Mike Petters
President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

Todd E. Petzel
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Offit Capital Advisors LLC

Vicki Poponi
Vice President, Auto Sales Support Operations, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.

Robert Popovian
Vice President, US Government Relations, Pfizer Inc.

Al Prieto
Managing Partner, Egon Zehnder

Scott Pulsipher
President, Western Governors University

Thomas J. Quinlan III
Chairman and CEO, LSC Communications

Jeff Quinn
President & CEO, Tronox Limited

Henry Ristuccia
Partner, Risk and Financial Advisory, Deloitte LLP

Alice M. Rivlin
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

Michael Robinson
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Broadview Networks

Daniel Rose
Chairman, Rose Associates, Inc.

Nathan O. Rosenberg
Founding Partner - California, Insigniam

Mark Rosenberg
Chief Operating Officer, MHR Fund Management

Edward B. Rust, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus, State Farm Insurance Companies

Steve Sadove
Principal, Stephen Sadove and Associates

Stephen W. Sanger
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Mills, Inc.

Maria Sastre
Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Signature Flight Support

John Schlifske
CEO, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company

Dr. Susan Schwab
Ambassador, Former US Trade Representative, Professor at the University of Maryland

Alan Schwartz
Executive Chairman, Guggenheim Partners

Christine Schyvinck
President & CEO, Shure Incorporated

Larraine Segil
Chief Executive Officer, The Little Farm Company

Stefan M. Selig
CEO & Founder, BridgePark Advisors LLC; Former Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce

Pete Selleck
Chairman and President (Retired), Michelin North America, Inc.

Jane Sherburne
Principal, Sherburne PLLC

Gregg Sherrill
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Tenneco, Inc.

Gary Shorb
CEO, The Urban Child Institute

Frederick W. Smith
Chairman and CEO, FedEx Corporation

Richard Smucker
Executive Chairman, The J. M. Smucker Company

Edward Snyder
Dean, Yale School of Management, Yale University

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
Senior Associate Dean, Yale School of Management, Yale University

Robert J. Stanzione
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, ARRIS Group Inc.

Jerre Stead
Chairman & CEO, IHS Markit

Glenn Steele
Chairman of the Board & Chief, Corporate Strategy, xG Health Solutions, Inc.

Scott Stephenson
Chairman, President, and CEO, Verisk Analytics

Paula Stern
Chairwoman, The Stern Group

David Stetson
Chairman & CEO, Alpha Natural Resources

Jane Stevenson
Global Leader for CEO Succession and Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services, Korn Ferry

Roger W. Stone
Co-Founder, Roger and Susan Stone Family Foundation

Frederick W. Telling, Ph.D.
Vice President (Retired), Corporate Policy & Strategic Management, Pfizer Inc.

Larry D. Thompson
EVP Government Affairs (Retired), General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo, Inc.

Tallman Trask III
Executive Vice President, Duke University

Bobby Tudor
Chairman, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

Myron E. Ullman, III
Chairman of the Board (Retired), JCPenney Company, Inc.

Daisy Vanderlinde
Chief Human Resource Officer (Retired), GNC Holdings, Inc.

Robert S. Walker
Executive Chairman, Wexler|Walker

Brian Ward
Chief Executive Officer, Trimont Real Estate Advisors

Melinda White
CEO, Transit Wireless

Scott Wieler
Chairman, DCS Advisory

Maggie Wilderotter
Chairman and CEO, Grand Reserve Inn; Former Chairman and CEO, Frontier Communications

Ronald A. Williams
Chairman and CEO, RW2 Enterprises, LLC

Scott Wine
Chairman & CEO, Polaris Industries Inc.

John Wood
CEO and Chairman of the Board , Telos Corporation

Jacob J. Worenklein, Esq.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, US Grid Company (USGRDCO)

David R. Young
Executive Chairman, Oxford Analytica

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