Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Margaret Spellings

President and CEO, Margaret Spellings and Company; former U.S. Secretary of Education


Margaret Spellings is the President and CEO of Margaret Spellings and Company, and a leading national expert in public policy. She is the previous U.S. Secretary of Education, having served in the Bush administration. Spellings is also a senior advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, executive vice president of the National Chamber Foundation and a senior advisor to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). She also served as White House domestic policy advisor from 2001 to 2005. She serves on the boards of the America's Promise Alliance, the Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the Special Olympics. She is also a member of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Advisory Council.


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