Michael H. Moskow, Vice Chairman and Senior Fellow for the Global Economy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

William A. Osborn, Retired Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Northern Trust Corporation


Sally Blount, Dean, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Stephen Chipman, Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton LLP

Douglas Doetsch, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Derek Douglas, Vice President for Civic Engagement, University of Chicago

John Edwardson, Chairman of the Board, CDW

John S. Gates, Jr., Founder and CEO, Portaeco LLC, Board Chairman, Regional Transportation Authority

David Greising, Consultant, World Business Chicago (observer)

Daniel Hamburger, President and Chief Executive Officer, DeVry Education Group

Steve Koch, Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse

Lewis Manilow, Former Chairman, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy and of the Middle East Committee of the National Democratic Institute

James McClung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lismore International

Sheila Penrose, Chairman, Jones Lang Lasalle

Jose Luis Prado, Quaker Foods and Snacks North America and Global Baking Center of Excellence, PepsiCo

Michael Sacks, Chief Executive Officer, Grosvenor Capital Management, and Vice Chairman, World Business Chicago (ex-officio)

Gordon Segal, Founder, Crate & Barrel

Carl Stern, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs

Keith Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Linda Wolf, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide

The study group was supported by Scott Leff, founder of Leff Communications, who was the principal writer and project consultant for the report. As project consultant, Scott Leff developed the agenda for the study, determined research needs, organized study group sessions, and drafted the private study report.