Obama taps Chicago’s Jim Crown for Intelligence Board

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday tapped Chicago industrialistJames Crown to a spot on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board. Crown is a longtime friend and was an Illinois co-finance chair for Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.

Bio, from the White House…

James S. Crown, Appointee for Member, President’s Intelligence Advisory Board

James S. Crown is the President of Henry Crown and Company, a position he has held since 2003 after joining the company in 1985. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Crown was a Vice President at Salomon Brothers, Inc. after working as an associate from 1980 to 1983. He is currently on the Boards of Trustees at the Aspen Institute and at The University of Chicago, where he served as Chairman from 2003 to 2009. Mr. Crown received a B.A. from Hampshire College and a J.D. from Stanford University.

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