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- Michael Greenberger professor, University of Maryland Law School; director, Center for Health and Homeland Security; and former senior regulator, Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
- Austan Goolsbee member, Council of Economic Advisers staff director and chief economist for the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
- Alan S. Blinder Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, co-director of Princeton's Center for Economic Policy Studies, vice chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network.
- Steve Bartlett President & Chief Executive Officer, The Financial Services Roundtable
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