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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Richards

61 2013 Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director

Ann Ziegler

57 2015 Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Stevens

46 2009 Senior Vice President - Operations, Chief Information Officer

Neal Campbell

54 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Christine Leahy

51 2011 Senior Vice President - International, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Christina Corley

48 2011 Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales

Christina Rother

52 2011 Senior Vice President - Public and Advanced Technology Sales

Dennis Berger

51 2011 Senior Vice President and Chief Coworker Services Officer

Douglas Eckrote

51 2011 Senior Vice President - Strategic Solutions and Services

Matthew Troka

45 2011 Senior Vice President - Product and Partner Management

Neil Fairfield

2015 Vice President and Controller (principal accounting officer)

Barry Allen

67 2009 Lead Independent Director

Virginia Albanese

52 2016 Director

Joseph Swedish

64 2015 Director

Steven Alesio

61 2009 Independent Director

James Bell

67 2015 Independent Director

Benjamin Chereskin

57 2013 Independent Director

Lynda Clarizio

55 2015 Independent Director

Glenn Creamer

54 2013 Independent Director

Michael Dominguez

46 2012 Independent Director

Paul Finnegan

63 2013 Independent Director

David Nelms

55 2014 Independent Director

Robin Selati

50 2013 Independent Director

Donna Zarcone

58 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Richards

Mr. Thomas E. Richards is the Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Richards has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2011 and was named Chairman on January 1, 2013. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Richards served as our President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining CDW, Mr. Richards held leadership positions with Qwest Communications International Inc., a broadband Internet-based communications company. From 2008 to 2009, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for the day-to-day operation and performance of Qwest, and before assuming that role, was the Executive Vice President of the Business Markets Group from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Richards also has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Communications Corporation and as Executive Vice President of Ameritech Corporation. Mr. Richards serves as a board member of The Northern Trust Corporation, Junior Achievement of Chicago, Rush University Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Richards also is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives’ Club of Chicago. Mr. Richards is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned a Master of Science in Management as a Sloan Fellow.

Ann Ziegler

Ms. Ann E. Ziegler is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Ms. Ziegler spent 15 years at Sara Lee Corporation (“Sara Lee”), a global consumer goods company, in a number of executive roles including finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategy and general management positions in both U.S. and international businesses. Most recently, from 2005 until 2008, Ms. Ziegler served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Administration for Sara Lee Food and Beverage. Prior to joining Sara Lee, Ms. Ziegler was a corporate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Ms. Ziegler serves on the boards of directors of Hanesbrands, Inc., Groupon, Inc. and the board of governors of the Smart Museum of Art of the University of Chicago. During the previous five years, Ms. Ziegler also served on the board of directors of Unitrin, Inc. Ms. Ziegler is a graduate of The College of William and Mary where she earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School where she earned her Juris Doctor.

Jonathan Stevens

Mr. Jonathan J. Stevens serves as Senior Vice President - Operations, Chief Information Officer of the Company. Mr. Stevens joined CDW in 2001 as Vice President-Information Technology, was named Chief Information Officer in 2002 and Vice President-International and Chief Information Officer from 2005 until 2006. In 2007, he was named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer and assumed his current role in 2009. Mr. Stevens is responsible for the strategic direction of our information technology. Additionally, he holds responsibility for our distribution centers, transportation, facilities, customer relations and operational excellence practices. Prior to joining CDW, Mr. Stevens served as regional technology director for Avanade, an international technology integration company formed through a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture from 2000 to 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Stevens was a principal with Microsoft Consulting Services and led an information technology group for a corporate division of AT&T/NCR. He currently serves on the board of directors of SingleWire Software, LLC. Mr. Stevens is a graduate of the University of Dayton where he earned a bachelor’s degree.

Neal Campbell

Mr. Neal J. Campbell serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr. Campbell joined CDW in 2011, and is responsible for the strategy and development of CDW’s advertising, public relations, channel marketing, marketing intelligence and research, merchandising, microsites, creative services and direct marketing content, along with relationship marketing, corporate communications and e-commerce initiatives including content development, online marketing and e-procurement. Prior to joining CDW, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Executive Officer of TrafficCast, a provider of real-time and predictive traffic information to Google, Yahoo and others from 2008 to 2011. From 2006 to 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager-Strategic Marketing and Next Generation Products for ISCO International, a manufacturer of wireless telecommunications components. Mr. Campbell also spent 17 years with Motorola, most recently as Vice President and General Manager, GSM Portfolio Marketing and Planning for the company’s mobile device business. He currently serves as a board member of Junior Achievement of Chicago, and is on the Executive Advisory Council of Bradley University. During the previous five years, Mr. Campbell served on the board of directors of TrafficCast. Mr. Campbell is a graduate of Bradley University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Christine Leahy

Ms. Christine A. Leahy serves as Senior Vice President - International, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. She is responsible for the legal, corporate governance, enterprise risk management and compliance functions. Ms. Leahy joined CDW in 2002 as the Company’s first general counsel. Prior to that, Ms. Leahy served as a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin LLP where she specialized in mergers and acquisitions, strategic counseling, corporate governance and securities law. Ms. Leahy serves as Vice Chair of the board of trustees of Children’s Home and Aid. She also is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and The Chicago Network. In addition, she is a founder and current sponsor of CDW's Women’s Opportunity Network, a business resource group dedicated to helping women advance and grow into tomorrow’s leaders. Ms. Leahy is a graduate of Brown University where she earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Boston College Law School where she earned her Juris Doctor. She also completed the CEO Perspective and Women’s Director Development Programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Christina Corley

Ms. Christina M. Corley serves as Senior Vice President - Corporate Sales of the Company. Ms. Corley served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Zones, Inc., a provider of IT products and solutions, from 2006 to 2011. She served as Executive Vice President of Purchasing and Operations for Zones, Inc. from 2005 to 2006. She served as President of Corporate PC Source (“CPCS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zones, Inc., from 2003 to 2005. Prior to its acquisition by Zones, Inc., Ms. Corley served as Chief Executive Officer of CPCS from 1999 to 2003. Ms. Corley began her career in sales and marketing, holding various positions at IBM, Dataflex and VisionTek. She currently serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago. Ms. Corley is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where she earned a Master of Business Administration in management and strategy.

Christina Rother

Ms. Christina V. Rother serves as Senior Vice President - Public and Advanced Technology Sales of the Company. Ms. Rother joined CDW in 1991 as an account manager. In 2002, she was appointed Vice President for Education and State and Local Sales. In 2005, she was chosen to lead our newly formed healthcare sales team. Beginning in 2006, Ms. Rother has held various positions ranging from Group Vice President of CDW Government LLC, President of CDW Government LLC and Senior Vice President of Sales. In September 2011, Ms. Rother assumed her current role as Senior Vice President of Public and Advanced Technology Sales. Prior to joining CDW, Ms. Rother held a number of sales positions with technology companies including Laser Computers and Price Electronics. Ms. Rother currently serves as chair of the board of directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois. Ms. Rother is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago where she earned a bachelor’s degree.

Dennis Berger

Mr. Dennis G. Berger serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Coworker Services Officer of the Company. Mr. Berger joined CDW in 2005 as Vice President-Coworker Services. In 2007, he was named Senior Vice President and Chief Coworker Services Officer. Mr. Berger is responsible for leading CDW’s programs in coworker learning and development, benefits, compensation, performance management, coworker relations and talent acquisition. Prior to joining CDW, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at PepsiAmericas, a beverage company, from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Berger has also held human resources positions of increasing responsibility at Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., Pepsico, Inc. and GTE Corporation. Mr. Berger serves on the board of directors of Glenwood Academy, the Anti-Defamation League of Chicago and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. Mr. Berger is a graduate of Northeastern University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Douglas Eckrote

Mr. Douglas E. Eckrote serves as Senior Vice President - Strategic Solutions and Services of the Company. Mr. Eckrote had responsibility for CDW Canada. Mr. Eckrote joined CDW in 1989 as an account manager. Mr. Eckrote was appointed Director of Operations in 1996, Vice President of Operations in 1999 and Senior Vice President of Purchasing in 2001. In 2001, he was named Senior Vice President of Purchasing and Operations. He was named Senior Vice President of Operations, Services and Canada in 2006 and assumed his current role in 2009. Prior to joining CDW, Mr. Eckrote worked in outside sales for Arrow Electronics and Cintas Uniform Company. Mr. Eckrote currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Northern Illinois Food Bank, the Board of Trustees of The Center for Enriched Living and the Board of Trustees of Westlake Christian Academy. Mr. Eckrote is a graduate of Purdue University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where he earned an Executive Master of Business Administration.

Matthew Troka

Mr. Matthew A. Troka serves as our Senior Vice President - Product and Partner Management of the Company. Mr. Troka is responsible for managing our relationships with all of our vendor partners. In addition, he directs the day-to-day operations of our purchasing department. Mr. Troka joined CDW in 1992 as an account manager and became a sales manager in 1995. From 1998 to 2001, he served as Corporate Sales Director. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Troka was Senior Director of Purchasing. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Troka served as Vice President of Purchasing. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Troka was Vice President of Product and Partner Management. In 2011, Mr. Troka was elected Senior Vice President of Product and Partner Management. Mr. Troka is a graduate of the University of Illinois where he earned a bachelor’s degree.

Neil Fairfield

Mr. Neil B. Fairfield has been appointed as Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Fairfield joined CDW as director of financial accounting in 2014 and has served as acting controller since February 2015. Prior to joining CDW, Fairfield was senior vice president of corporate finance at HSBC North America. He also held finance and accounting positions in London with HFC Bank Limited, JPMorgan Chase and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Fairfield is a chartered accountant and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Nottingham.

Barry Allen

Mr. Barry K. Allen is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Prior to joining Providence Equity in 2007, Mr. Allen was Executive Vice President of Operations at Qwest Communications International Inc., a broadband Internet-based communications company. Before his retirement from Qwest in 2007, Mr. Allen was responsible for the company’s network and information technology operations. Prior to being named Executive Vice President of Operations in 2004, he served as Qwest’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, he served as President of Chicago-based Ameritech Corp., where he began his career in 1974 and held a variety of executive appointments including President and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Bell and President and Chief Executive Officer of Illinois Bell. Before starting at Ameritech, Mr. Allen served in the U.S. Army where he reached the rank of Captain. Mr. Allen is the chairman of the board for the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and serves on the boards of directors of Bell Canada Enterprises, the Fiduciary Management family of mutual funds and Fiduciary Management, Inc. (FMI). During the past five years, Mr. Allen served as a director of Harley Davidson, Inc. (chairman 2009-2012), Stream Global Services, Inc. and Telcordia Technologies, Inc. He also has served as a board member of many civic organizations, including the Greater Milwaukee Committee, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, World Triathlon Corporation and United Way in Milwaukee and currently serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Milwaukee. Mr. Allen is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Boston University where he earned a Master of Business Administration, with honors.

Virginia Albanese

Ms. Virginia C. Albanese is Director of the Company. Ms. Albanese is the President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Custom Critical, a leading North American expedited freight carrier, a position she has held since June 2007. Ms. Albanese joined FedEx Custom Critical in 1999 as Division Managing Director, Service and Safety, and in 2001 became Division Vice President, Operations and Customer Service. Prior to joining FedEx Custom Critical, Ms. Albanese spent thirteen years at Roberts Express, Inc. (acquired by FedEx Custom Critical in 1999) in various operations roles. Ms. Albanese serves on the board of trustees of Kent State University and the boards of directors of Akron Children’s Hospital and Akron Community Foundation. She served as past chair of both The Boys and Girls Club of Western Reserve and the past chair of the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Albanese is a graduate of Kent State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree and an Executive Master of Business Administration.

Joseph Swedish

Mr. Joseph R. Swedish is Director of the Company. Mr. Swedish is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anthem, Inc., one of the country’s largest health insurers. Prior to joining Anthem in March 2013, Mr. Swedish was Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health, an eighteen-state integrated health care delivery system, from 2004 to 2013. Mr. Swedish also has held CEO and senior leadership positions with Centura Health, Hospital Corporation of America and other healthcare enterprises, amongst others. Mr. Swedish also serves on the board of directors for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, the National Institute for Health Care Management, America’s Health Insurance Plans, and the Board of Trustees of the AHA Health Research and Educational Trust, and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business Board of Visitors. Mr. Swedish received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his master’s degree in health administration from Duke University.

Steven Alesio

Mr. Steven W. Alesio is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Alesio serves as an Operating Partner/Advisor at Providence Equity. Prior to joining Providence Equity in December 2010, Mr. Alesio was most recently Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, a provider of credit information on businesses and corporations. After joining Dun & Bradstreet in 2001 as Senior Vice President, Mr. Alesio served in various senior leadership positions. In 2002, Mr. Alesio was named President and Chief Operating Officer, and was elected to the board of directors. In January 2005, Mr. Alesio was chosen to be the Chief Executive Officer, and in May of 2005, he became Chairman of the Board, a position he held until his departure in 2010. Prior to joining Dun & Bradstreet, Mr. Alesio spent 19 years with the American Express Company, where he served in marketing and then general management roles. Mr. Alesio serves on the boards of directors of Ascend Learning, Blackboard, TwentyEighty and Vector Learning. During the past five years, Mr. Alesio also served as a director of Study Group, Altegrity and Genworth Financial, Inc. Mr. Alesio is the founding sponsor for the non-profit All Stars Project of New Jersey, which provides outside-of-school leadership development and performance-based education programming to thousands of inner-city young people in Newark and its surrounding communities. Mr. Alesio is a graduate of St. Francis College where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

James Bell

Mr. James A. Bell is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bell retired as Executive Vice President of The Boeing Company, an aerospace company and manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, in April 2012. Mr. Bell served as Boeing’s Executive Vice President, Corporate President and Chief Financial Officer from 2008 until February 2012. Previously, he served as Boeing’s Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2008; Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller from 2000 to 2003; and Vice President of Contracts and Pricing for Boeing Space and Communications from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Bell serves on the boards of directors of Apple, Inc., The Dow Chemical Company and JP Morgan Chase & Co. and the board of trustees of Rush University Medical Center. During the past five years, Mr. Bell also served as a director of the Chicago Urban League, World Business Chicago, the Chicago Infrastructure Trust and the Economic Club of Chicago. Mr. Bell is a graduate of California State University at Los Angeles where he earned a bachelor’s degree.

Benjamin Chereskin

Mr. Benjamin D. Chereskin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chereskin is President of Profile Capital Management LLC, an investment management firm. Prior to founding Profile Capital in 2009, Mr. Chereskin was a Managing Director of Madison Dearborn, having co-founded the firm in 1992. Prior to the founding of Madison Dearborn, Mr. Chereskin was with First Chicago Venture Capital for nine years. Mr. Chereskin serves on the boards of directors of Cinemark, Inc. and KIPP-Chicago. During the previous five years, Mr. Chereskin also served as a director of BF Bolthouse Holdco LLC, Boulder Brands, Inc., Tuesday Morning Corporation, the University of Chicago Laboratory School and University of Chicago Medicine. Mr. Chereskin is a graduate of Harvard College where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Harvard Business School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Lynda Clarizio

Ms. Lynda M. Clarizio is Director of the Company. Ms. Clarizio is the President of U.S. Media at The Nielsen Company (U.S.), LLC, a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy, a position she has held since August 2013. Prior to joining Nielsen, Ms. Clarizio served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Operations of AppNexus, Inc., a programmatic advertising platform, from November 2012 to April 2013. From 2009 to 2012, Ms. Clarizio served as Chief Executive Officer and President of INVISION, Inc., a provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. From 1999 to 2009, she held a variety of executive positions with AOL Inc., a media technology company, including most recently President of Platform-A (AOL’s consolidated advertising businesses) and President of Advertising.com (an AOL subsidiary). Prior to joining AOL, Ms. Clarizio was a partner at the Washington, DC law firm of Arnold & Porter, where she practiced law from 1987 through 1999. Ms. Clarizio is a member of the Boards of Directors of Batanga Media, Resonate and Human Rights First. She is also a member of the Leadership Council of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Ms. Clarizio is a graduate of Princeton University where she earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Harvard Law School where she earned a J.D.

Glenn Creamer

Mr. Glenn M. Creamer is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Creamer is a Senior Managing Director of Providence Equity. Prior to joining a predecessor of Providence Equity in 1989, Mr. Creamer was a Vice President of Narragansett Capital Inc., which he joined in 1988. Mr. Creamer also has worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan. Mr. Creamer serves as a director on various non-profit boards, including Mustard Seed Communities USA and the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. During the previous five years, Mr. Creamer also served as a director of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. and Catholic Relief Services. Mr. Creamer is a graduate of Brown University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Harvard Business School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Michael Dominguez

Mr. Michael J. Dominguez serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dominguez is a Managing Director of Providence Equity. Prior to joining Providence Equity in 1998, Mr. Dominguez worked for Salomon Smith Barney in corporate finance. Previously, Mr. Dominguez held positions with Morgan Stanley and was a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Dominguez serves on the boards of directors of Learfield Communications, Inc., The Chernin Group, Edge ConneX, RentPath and ZeniMax Media Inc. During the past five years, Mr. Dominguez also served as a director of AutoTrader.com, Bresnan Communications and GLM Holdings. Mr. Dominguez is a graduate of Bucknell University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Harvard Business School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Paul Finnegan

Mr. Paul J. Finnegan has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Finnegan is the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Madison Dearborn. Prior to co-founding Madison Dearborn in 1992, Mr. Finnegan was with First Chicago Venture Capital for ten years. Previously, he held a variety of marketing positions in the publishing industry, both in the United States and in Southeast Asia. Mr. Finnegan has more than 30 years of experience in private equity investing with a particular focus on investments in the communications industry. Mr. Finnegan is the chairman of the board for Government Sourcing Solutions, LLC and serves on the board of directors of AIA Corporation. He is a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation, Treasurer of Harvard University, chair of the Harvard Management Company and past member of the Harvard Board of Overseers and a Past President of the Harvard Alumni Association. Mr. Finnegan is a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at the Harvard Business School, a member of the Leadership Council of the Harvard School of Public Health and also a member of the Center for Public Leadership’s Leadership Council at Harvard Kennedy School. He is the Past Chairman and current board member of Teach For America in Chicago, a member of Teach For America’s National Board and member of the board of directors of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. During the previous five years, Mr. Finnegan also has served as a director for iPlan, LLC, Council Tree Hispanic Broadcasters, LLC and PAETEC Communications, Inc. Mr. Finnegan is a graduate of Harvard College where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of Harvard Business School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

David Nelms

Mr. David W. Nelms is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nelms is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company. Mr. Nelms was elected Chairman of the Board at Discover in January 2009, having served as Chief Executive Officer since 2004, and President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2004. Prior to joining Discover, Mr. Nelms worked at MBNA America Bank from 1991 to 1998, most recently as Vice Chairman. From 1990 to 1991, he was a senior product manager for Progressive Insurance. Mr. Nelms served as a management consultant with Bain & Company from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Nelms also serves on the boards of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Junior Achievement of Chicago and the Executives’ Club of Chicago. He is a board member of the Financial Services Roundtable and a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. Mr. Nelms is a graduate of University of Florida where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a graduate of Harvard Business School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Robin Selati

Mr. Robin P. Selati is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Selati is a Managing Director of Madison Dearborn and joined the firm in 1993. Before 1993, Mr. Selati was with Alex. Brown & Sons Incorporated. Mr. Selati serves on the boards of directors of Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. and Things Remembered, Inc. During the previous five years, Mr. Selati also served as a director of BF Bolthouse Holdco LLC and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. Mr. Selati is a graduate of Yale University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he earned a Master of Business Administration.

Donna Zarcone

Ms. Donna F. Zarcone is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Zarcone is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Club of Chicago, a position she has held since February 2012. From January 2007 to February 2012, she served as the President, CEO and founder of D.F. Zarcone & Associates LLC, a strategy advisory firm. Prior to founding D.F. Zarcone & Associates, Ms. Zarcone was President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc., a provider of wholesale and retail financing, credit card and insurance services for dealers and customers of Harley-Davidson. After joining Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc. in 1994 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Zarcone was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 1998. Prior to joining Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc., Ms. Zarcone served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Chrysler Systems Leasing, Inc. from 1982 through 1994 and in various management roles at KPMG/Peat Marwick from 1979 through 1982. Ms. Zarcone serves on the boards of directors of Cigna Corporation and The Duchossois Group. During the previous five years, Ms. Zarcone also served as a director of The Jones Group Inc. and Wrightwood Capital. She also serves as a board member of various civic and professional organizations, including the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship. Ms. Zarcone is a graduate of Illinois State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree and a graduate of University of Chicago Booth School of Business where she earned a Master of Business Administration. Ms. Zarcone is a certified public accountant.