Elmhurst College Sixth Annual Governmental Forum
Jobs, Education and the Economy
The Elmhurst College Governmental Forum brings together the region’s foremost government and civic leaders, business experts and policy analysts to discuss Illinois’ most urgent economic and governance issues from the front lines. Previous speakers have included Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives Michael J. Madigan and former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, among many others.
Ten days into a new presidential term, four of the region’s foremost business and civic leaders come together to share ideas for building an economy that works for everyone. Moderated by John Engler, the Business Roundtable president and former Governor of Michigan, the panel includes three leading CEOs: Thomas A. Kloet of the Toronto Stock Exchange and Elmhurst College Trustee, Douglas R. Oberhelman of Caterpillar, and Desiree Rogers of Johnson Publishing.