Charles C. Foster is Co-Chairman of FosterQuan, LLP, and has thirty plus years of experience representing and advising multinational companies on U.S. immigration law.
His eight years in office were often tumultuous, but never boring! Our 43rd President was never guided by polls or popularity contests. He did what he thought was right for the United States.
Vivian Onano is a business major at Carthage College. Her harsh background has forged her strong commitment to education, to women, and to leadership.
Roy T. Wortman taught history in the history department at Kenyon College. His PhD was earned in history at The Ohio State University, where he worked under the mentorship of Dr. Robert H. Bremner.
Harry M. Clor, Professor Emeritus, taught Kenyon students, and perhaps a few faculty members, too, for three and a half decades.
Father George W. Rutler is Pastor of the Church of Our Saviour on Park Avenue in Manhattan. He is the author of 17 books on history, religion and culture.
James M. Griffin is a professor of Economics and Public Policy and holder of the Bob Bullock Chair in Public Policy and Economics at the George Bush School at Texas A & M University. He is also the director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy. Prior to joining the Bush School in 2002, he held the Cullen Professorship in the Department of Economics at Texas A & M. Previous academic positions include the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Houston.
Ben A. Guill is a Founder and Managing Partner of White Deer Energy, a middle market, energy-focused private equity firm. White Deer manages an $823 million fund. Before forming White Deer, Mr. Guill served as President of First Reserve Corporation, the oldest and largest energy-focused private equity firm, from 1998-2007. He managed First Reserve’s Houston office, focusing on deal origination, investment analysis, negotiation of acquisitions and management of portfolio companies.
Bertil received his officer’s commission from the Royal Swedish Naval Academy in 1979 and later went on to law school in Lund, Sweden. In 1989 he left Sweden and moved to Houston, Texas where he now resides with his wife and four children. Bertil has spent his career within the insurance and risk management industry.
Joan Neuhaus Schaan is the fellow in homeland security and terrorism at the Baker Institute, and the coordinator of the Texas Security Forum. From 2004 to 2009 she served as the executive director of the Houston-Harris County Regional Homeland Security Advisory Council, a joint effort of Harris County, the City of Houston and Rice University. She also has served on the board of directors for Crime Stoppers of Houston, Inc.
Robert E. Grady is Managing Director at Cheyenne Capital Fund, a $500 million private equity firm based in Denver and Jackson, Wyo. A former Associate Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), he helped draft the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, and now serves as an informal economic advisor to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead.