The Advisory Board also acts as a public face, helping to engage leaders and disseminate findings across the country. Please note that listed organizations are for identification purposes only, and are not an endorsement of our work.
Robert H. Dugger, Chair, ReadyNation Advisory Board; Hanover Provident Capital, Virginia
Steve W. Barnett, Ph.D., National Institute for Early Education Research, New Jersey
Timothy J. Bartik, Ph.D., W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Michigan
Roy Bostock, Vice Chair, Delta Air Lines (ret.); former Chairman of Yahoo!; retired director of Morgan Stanley; Former Chairman, Northwest Airlines, Connecticut
Billy Canary, Business Council of Alabama
JD Chesloff, Massachusetts Business Roundtable
Maxine K. Clark, CEO, Clark-Fox Family Foundation; Founder, Build-A-Bear Workshop; INspirator, The Delmar DivINe; Managing Partner, Prosper Women’s Capital; Executive in Residence, Washington University in St. Louis- John M. Olin School of Business
Barry Downing, President & CEO, Northrock, Inc.
Tom Fitch, Harold O’Shea Builders, Illinois
James J. Heckman, Ph.D., University of Chicago; 2000 Nobel Laureate in Economics University of Chicago
Gloria Higgins, Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, Colorado
Sonia Lindell, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Joan Lombardi Ph.D., Early Opportunities LLC, Washington, D.C.
Lolita Mancheno-Smoak, Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Bill Millett, Scope View Strategic Advantage, North Carolina
Nancy Moody, DTE Energy, Michigan
John Pepper, Procter & Gamble (ret.), Ohio
Pat Potts, OKCEO and the Potts Family Foundation, Oklahoma
Richard Rhoda, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Arthur Rolnick, University of Minnesota
Jim Spurlino, President, Spurlino Materials
Sara Watson, Global Director, ReadyNation