Kenneth M. Duberstein is chairman and CEO of The Duberstein Group, an independent strategic planning and consulting company. During President Ronald Reagan’s two terms in office, he served as White House Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, and Assistant and Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. In 1989 President Reagan awarded him the President’s Citizens Medal. Prior to joining the administration, he was Vice President and Director of Business-Government Relations of the Committee for Economic Development. His earlier government service included Deputy Under Secretary of Labor during the Ford administration and Director of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. General Services Administration. He began his public service on Capitol Hill as an assistant to Senator Jacob K. Javits. Mr Duberstein serves on numerous corporate Boards of Directors, including The Boeing Company and ConocoPhillips, Inc. He is also a board member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, and Harvard University/Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics Senior Advisory Committee.