BiographyBill Daley became the head of JPMorgan Chaseís Office of Corporate Responsibility in June 2007, overseeing and coordinating the firmís global strategy and efforts in government affairs, public policy, charitable giving, and environmental and community affairs.
Daley also continues his roles as the firmís Chairman of the Midwest and as Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.† He represents the firm at the most senior level to clients and is the senior executive for the Midwest across businesses.† He also serves on the firmís Operating Committee Ė the companyís senior leadership team Ė and on its International Council.
Daley joined JPMorgan Chase in May 2004, after serving as President of SBC Communications for three years.† In 2000, he coordinated the effort for permanent Normal Trade Relations with China and chaired Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign.
Daley served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce under President Clinton from 1997 to 2000, overseeing a department of more than 40,000 people. As Special Counsel to President Clinton in 1993, Daley coordinated the successful campaign to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Prior to his career in public service, he was a partner at the law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt; President and Chief Operating Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago;
and a lawyer at the firm of Daley and George. Daley serves on the Boards of Directors of Abbott Laboratories and The Boeing Company.†
He also serves on the boards of The Art Institute of Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Loyola University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University. He also is the Chair of the Economic Club of Chicago and serves on the boards of Council on Foreign Relations and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He earned an LL.B. from John Marshall Law School and a B.A. from Loyola University in Chicago.