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November 7, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

An Address by FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg

Followed by a conversation with Mr. Gruenberg, Robert Rubin, former Treasury Secretary and LISC Board Chair, and Maurice Jones, LISC President and CEO.

Mr. Gruenberg has served as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) since 2012. We are pleased to host him for an address on creating an inclusive economy through community development. He will share insights gained from more than a decade at the FDIC.

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Program begins at 9:00 a.m.)
Breakfast provided

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W 40th Street
New York, NY

For more information contact Jessica Boykin jboykin@lisc.org.

About Martin Gruenberg
Nominated by President Barack Obama, Martin J. Gruenberg received Senate confirmation in 2012 as the 20th Chairman of the FDIC. He has been with the FDIC since 2005 serving also as Vice Chairman and Member of the FDIC Board of Directors. He joined the FDIC Board after broad congressional experience in the financial services and regulatory areas, serving on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs for more than a decade.

About Robert Rubin
Bob is a former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and is co-chairman emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, after concluding his 10-year term as co-chairman. He joined the Clinton administration in 1993, serving as assistant to the president for economic policy and the first director of the National Economic Council. He was named Treasury Secretary in 1995 and served until 1999. Bob joined Goldman, Sachs & Company in 1966 and served as co-chairman from 1990 to 1992. From 1999 to 2009, he served on the board at Citigroup and as a senior advisor. In 2010, he joined Centerview Partners as senior counselor of the firm. He serves on the board of Mount Sinai Health System and recently completed a 12-year term as a member of the Harvard Corporation. He is one of the founders of The Hamilton Project, an economic policy project housed at the Brookings Institution, and is author of In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington.

About Maurice Jones
Prior to joining LISC, Maurice was the Secretary of Commerce for the Commonwealth of Virginia, where he managed 13 state agencies focused on the economic needs in his native state. Before that, he was second in command at the U.S. Dept. of HUD, serving as deputy secretary in charge of operations. He has also been Commissioner of Virginia’s Dept. of Social Services and Deputy Chief of Staff to then-Gov. Mark Warner. At the U.S. Treasury Dept. during the Clinton Administration, he managed the CDFI fund. His private sector experience includes top positions at the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, a Richmond law firm and a private philanthropy investing in community-based efforts to benefit children in Washington, D.C.