Posted: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013
By Nedra Pickler
Born: May 2, 1959, Chicago
Education: B.A. in economics, Harvard University, 1981; JD/MBA, Stanford University, 1984
Career: Has led several companies; has served in chief fundraising and advisory roles for President Obama; currently serves as chair of investment firms Pritzker Realty Group and Artemis Real Estate Partners. Also on the board of the Hyatt Hotels Corp., the chain co-founded by her father, Donald N. Pritzker.
Family: Husband, Bryan Traubert; two children, Rose and Donald.
Notable: Forbes estimates her net worth at $1.85 billion and ranks her as the 277th richest American.
Born: Aug. 20, 1962, California
Education: Princeton University, 1985; Ph.D., Oxford University; J.D., Harvard Law School
Career: Served as managing director at Citigroup before joining Obama administration. Currently serves as Obama’s deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs
Family: Wife, Nancy; two children, Benjamin and Sarah. Son, Jacob, died in 2009 at age 10 from rare form of brain cancer.
Notable: President Obama’s classmate and associate at Harvard.