Board of Advisors
Ambassador Pickering is vice chairman of Hills & Company, an international consulting firm providing advice to U.S. businesses on investment, trade, and risk assessment issues abroad, particularly in emerging market economies. He retired in 2006 as senior vice president international relations for Boeing. He has had a career spanning five decades as a U.S. diplomat, serving as under secretary of state for political affairs, ambassador to the United Nations, ambassador to Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan and El Salvador. He also... Read More »
Margot Pritzker is the founder and President of WomenOnCall.org, a Chicago-area network that matches women who are committed to volunteering their professional expertise with non-profit organizations that have specific and immediate volunteer needs. She is also chair of the Zohar Education Project, Inc. and director of the Pritzker Early Childhood Foundation. Pritzker serves on the board of trustees at the Aspen Institute, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the University of... Read More »
Tim Roemer, former six-term U.S. representative for Indiana’s 3rd congressional district, most recently served as U.S. ambassador to India. He has a strong background in international trade and investment, education policy and national security.
During his tenure as ambassador, Ambassador Roemer was charged with leading one of America’s largest diplomatic missions. Under the leadership of President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he was responsible for broadening and strengthening the U.S.-India partnership. He oversaw... Read More »
Kristi M. Rogers has over 24 years’ experience in executive-level problem solving, business development, corporate leadership, and crisis communications. Her strategic advice and counsel are regularly sought on issues relating to security and disaster response, federal government contracting, the role of business in complex and dynamic environments (including markets emerging from conflict), public-private partnerships, and strategic and crisis communications.
Kristi is presently the co-founder and Managing Partner of Principal to... Read More »
Mike Rogers is a former member of Congress representing Michigan's Eighth Congressional District, officer in the U.S. Army, and FBI special agent.
From his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he chaired the powerful House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and was a member of the Energy and Commerce panel, Mike built a legacy as a tireless and effective leader on counterterrorism and national security policy, as well as being active on healthcare, telecommunications, and automotive issues.
As... Read More »