Carl Spielvogel was named to the board in 1995 by President Clinton and served until 2000. He came to the board as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carl Spielvogel Associates, Inc., a global investment and communications company. Mr. Spielvogel also served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Backer Spielvogel Bates Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest marketing, communications, and advertising companies. Earlier, he was a reporter and columnist at the New York Times for eight years. He served as US ambassador to the Slovak Republic during 2000 and 2001 and is a member of the Council of American Ambassadors and the Council on Foreign Relations.
(Former) Board member