President-elect Barack Obama will hold a news conference Friday afternoon following a meeting at the Hilton Chicago with his top economic advisers, aides said. Meeting attendees include former Treasury secretaries Lawrence Summers and Robert Rubin, ex-Federal Reserve Chief Paul Volcker and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt.
Here’s the list of members from Obama’s Transition Economic Advisory Board who will participate in tomorrow’s meeting:
-David Bonior (Member House of Representatives 1977-2003) -Warren Buffett (Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway)-will participate via speakerphone -Roel Campos (former SEC Commissioner) -William Daley (Chairman of the Midwest, JP Morgan Chase; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Commerce, 1997-2000) -William Donaldson (Former Chairman of the SEC 2003-2005) -Roger Ferguson (President and CEO, TIAA-CREF and former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve) -Jennifer Granholm (Governor, State of Michigan) -Anne Mulcahy (Chairman and CEO, Xerox) -Richard Parsons (Chairman of the Board, Time Warner) -Penny Pritzker (CEO, Classic Residence by Hyatt) -Robert Reich (University of California, Berkeley; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Labor, 1993-1997) -Robert Rubin (Chairman and Director of the Executive Committee, Citigroup; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Treasury, 1995-1999) -Eric Schmidt (Chairman and CEO, Google) -Lawrence Summers (Harvard University; Managing Director, D.E. Shaw; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Treasury, 1999-2001) -Laura Tyson (Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; Former Chairman, National Economic Council, 1995-1996; Former Chairman, President’s Council of Economic Advisors, 1993-1995) -Antonio Villaraigosa (Mayor, City of Los Angeles) -Paul Volcker (Former Chairman, U.S. Federal Reserve 1979-1987)