Created on Thursday, 25 April 2013 10:10
A business luncheon meeting with William J. Daley was held at MCEDC Investor 31 North Banquet & Conference Center on Wednesday, April 24th.
Over 100 business leaders listened to his presentation on Leadership. MCEDC Board of Directors Blake Hobson, Secretary, Jamie Maravich, Treasurer, Board of Director Brad Heldt, Transportation Committee Chairman Charles Eldredge and many of our investor/members were on hand to share some of the concerns of the business community on the challenges facing business in Illinois.
Representative Jack Franks, District 63, introduced Bill Daley who was the former Chief of Staff for President Obama. Prior to this he was Chairman of JP Morgan Chase Midwest for 8 years and President of SBC Communications for 3 years.
In public service Daley coordinated in 2000 the effort for permanent Normal Trade Relations with China and chaired Al Gore's Presidential campaign. From 1997 to 2000 Daley served as US Secretary of Commerce under President Clinton overseeing a department of more than 40,000 people. As special counsel to President Clinton in 1993, Daley coordinated the successful campaign to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Daley serves on the corporate Boards of Abbott Labs, Boeing Co, and Merck and Co.
This luncheon was a collaborative event with our local Chambers of Commerce, and part of the MCEDC Legislative Committee’s efforts to raise the visibility of McHenry County,
31 North Sign – MCEDC Investor/member
31 North Banquet & Conference Center, Owner, Bernice Zubrzycki with Bill Daley and Representative Jack Franks
Blake Hobson, MCEDC Secretary & Bill Daley
State Representative Jack Franks, 63rd District
Images By Robin F. Pendergrast Photography, Inc.