Mellody L. Hobson
Hobson is a nationally recognized voice on financial literacy and investor education, a regular contributor and analyst on finance, the markets and economic trends for CBS News. She also contributes weekly money tips on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and writes a column for Black Enterprise magazine. Director, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Starbucks Corporation. Chairman of After School Matters, a non-profit that provides Chicago teens with high-quality, out-of-school time programs. She is a board member of The Chicago Public Education Fund, George Lucas Education Foundation, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, and Sundance Institute, where she is now trustee emerita. She is also on the executive committee of the Investment Company Institute's board of governors.