Trump announces new job creating presidential advisory board

By Bonnie K. Goodman

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 01: President-elect Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after speaking at U.S. Bank Arena on December 1, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Trump took time off from selecting the cabinet for his incoming administration to celebrate his victory in the general election.  (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH – DECEMBER 01: President-elect Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd after speaking at U.S. Bank Arena on December 1, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Trump took time off from selecting the cabinet for his incoming administration to celebrate his victory in the general election. (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

President-elect Donald Trump is enlisting more CEO’s to help him govern. On Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, Trump announced via a statement the creation of a new advisory board the “President’s Strategic and Policy Forum” which will exclusively work to “bring back jobs and Make America Great Again.” Blackstone co-founder Stephen Schwarzman will lead the advisory board that mostly consists of CEOs from some of the country’s largest companies.

The following is the full line-up of Trump new job creation advisory board:

Stephen A. Schwarzman (Forum Chairman), Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of Blackstone
Paul Atkins, CEO, Patomak Global Partners, LLC, Former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors
Toby Cosgrove, CEO, Cleveland Clinic
Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co
Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock
Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company
Rich Lesser, President and CEO, Boston Consulting Group
Doug McMillon, President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Jim McNerney, Former Chairman, President, and CEO, Boeing
Adebayo “Bayo” Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners
Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM
Kevin Warsh, Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Economics, Hoover Institute, Former Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO, EY
Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO, General Electric
Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize-winner, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit

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