While we wait for Obama's first press conference as President-elect...his press office emails this "seating chart" from the meeting with the Transition Economic Advisory Board.
Our Thomas Pierce points out that the phone-bridge for Warren Buffet is missing from the picture. How are we supposed to tea-leaf his relative influence without it?!
-- Evie Stone
UPDATE: Standing order during the presser is after the jump.
From Right to Left:
William Daley - Chairman of the Midwest, JP Morgan Chase; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Commerce, 1997-2000
Robert Reich - University of California, Berkeley; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Labor, 1993-1997
Penny Pritzker - CEO, Classic Residence by Hyatt
Roger Ferguson - President and CEO, TIAA-CREF and former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Lawrence Summers - Harvard University; Managing Director, D.E. Shaw; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Treasury, 1999-2001
Anne Mulcahy - Chairman and CEO, Xerox
Richard Parsons - Chairman of the Board, Time Warner
Paul Volcker - Former Chairman, U.S. Federal Reserve 1979-1987
Rahm Emanuel - United States Representative (IL-05)
President Elect Obama
Vice President Elect Biden
Jennifer Granholm - Governor, State of Michigan
Robert Rubin - Director and Senior Counselor, Citigroup; Former Secretary, U.S. Dept of Treasury, 1995-1999
David Bonior - Member House of Representatives (Michigan) 1977-2003
Laura Tyson - (Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; Former Chairman, National Economic Council, 1995-1996; Former Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisors, 1993-1995)
Antonio Villaraigosa - Mayor, City of Los Angeles
William Donaldson - Former Chairman of the SEC, 2003-2005
Eric Schmidt - Chairman and CEO, Google
Roel Campos - Former Commissioner of the SEC