President and CEO, Margaret Spellings & Company; Former US Secretary of Education
Margaret Spellings is president and CEO of Margaret Spellings & Company and a leading national expert on public policy. She is a senior advisor to the US Chamber of Commerce and president of US Chamber of Commerce Foundation. From 2005 to 2009, Spellings served as the US secretary of education. Prior to serving in the cabinet, Spellings was chief domestic policy advisor to the president from 2001 to 2005. Before her service in the White House, Spellings was a senior advisor to then-governor George W. Bush.