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- Eugene Ludwig founder and CEO, Promontory Financial Group former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Vice Chair of Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank.
- Sheila Bair Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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