Vice Chairman of Public Affairs, Wells Fargo & Company
William Daley currently serves as Vice Chairman of Public Affairs of Wells Fargo & Co serving on the company’s Operating Committee and has responsibility for Corporate Communications; Government Relations & Public Policy; Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility; and Corporate Philanthropy & Community Relations. He recently left Bank of New York Mellon, serving as Vice Chairman. Before joining BNY Mellon, he was Managing Partner and Head of US Operations for Argentière Capital. Prior to joining Argentière in May 2014, Bill served as President Obama’s Chief of Staff from January 2011 until January 2012, and was involved in all aspects and issues faced by the President and the administration, both domestic and foreign. Bill was Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase, Inc. and Chairman of the Midwest Region of the U.S. from 2004 until 2011, serving on the firm’s Operating Committee and was Head of JPMorgan Chase’s Office of Corporate Responsibility. From 2001 until 2004, Bill was President of SBC Communications, and in 2000, he coordinated the effort for permanent Normal Trade Relations with China and chaired Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign. From 1997 to 2000 Bill served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce under President Clinton. Prior to his career in public service, he was a partner at the law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt; President and Chief Operating Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago; and a lawyer at the firm of Daley and George. He serves on the Boards of Directors of Advance Illinois, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Third Way. He also serves on the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors. He earned an LL.B. from John Marshall Law School and a B.A. from Loyola University in Chicago.