Former FDIC Chair, Sheila Bair, to Speak at Executives' Club of Chicago Breakfast

Oct 26, 2012, 11:44 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 7th The Executives' Club of Chicago will welcome Former FDIC Chair and Senior Advisor to The Pew Charitable Trusts, Sheila Bair, for a breakfast program on A Regulator's View of the Financial Crisis.


Bair is expected to share her views on the state of the financial industry, the reforms needed for a strong and secure future, as well as highlights from her new book, Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself. Additionally, she will speak about the importance of standing strong during a crisis and how leaders can prepare in advance for the next shock-scenario.

Bair has twice been recognized by Forbes magazine as the second most powerful woman in the world. She also topped The Wall Street Journal's annual 50 "Women to Watch List" in 2008 and was named one of TIME Magazine's "Time 100" most influential people in 2009.

Platinum Series sponsors of Wednesday's breakfast are Ernst & Young and NiSource. Merrill Lynch is a Gold Series sponsor. Other Gold Level sponsors include: Discover Financial Services, ITW, Mesirow Financial and Ventas, Inc. The Finance Committee, co-chaired by KPMG and Discover Financial, are also supporting the program.  Today's Chicago Woman (TCW) is a media sponsor.

For more information or for tickets, visit or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.

Event detailsWednesday, November 7th Presentation: 8:20 – 9:15 a.m. (Breakfast 8:00 – 8:20 a.m.) – The Fairmont Chicago, Imperial Ballroom-B2 Level, 200 N. Columbus Drive.

About The Executives' Club of Chicago

One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious organizations, founded in 1911, the Club facilitates strategic relationship development, intellectual exchange and development of future leaders.  Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, the Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world.

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