John C. Whitehead
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John C. Whitehead was born in Evanston, Illinois, in 1922 and served as deputy secretary of state from 1985 to 1989. In 1981 he set up the Whitehead Foundation.
- Recipient of the 2005 NED Democracy Service Medal 
- Honoree of the 2004 David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award 
- BA Haverford College, 1943
- MBA Harvard University, 1947
- Co-Chairman and Senior Partner of Goldman Sachs
- Director and Chairman of the Securities Industry Association
- Director of the New York Stock Exchange
- member of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees
- Chairman of the Brookings Institution
- Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of NY
- Chairman of AEA Investors, Inc.
- member of the Senior Advisory Board of Alexis de Tocqueville Institution's Committee for the Common Defense
- In 2001 he was a member of the Aspen Institute / Nonprofit Sector Strategy Group
- Advisory Board, Common Good
- Advisory Board, George C. Marshall Foundation
- Advisory Board, Partnership for a Secure America
- Advisory Council, Grameen Foundation 
- National Advisory Board, Youth, I.N.C.
- Chairman, Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)
- Associate, Democratic Century Fund
- Chairman, The Goldman Sachs Foundation
- Board of Governors, Partnership for Public Service
- Board of Counselors for the Arabic media group Layalina Productions
- Founder and board member of the Business Humanitarian Forum
- Director, Business Executives for National Security
- Director, East-West Institute
- Director, International Rescue Committee
- US Director, Jerusalem Foundation
- Director, World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (Founding Chairman)
- Trustee of the Council for Excellence in Government
- Trustee, Bridgespan Group 
- Leadership Council, New America Foundation
- Trustee Emeriti, J. Paul Getty Trust
- U.S.-Japan Leadership Program - Advisory Board, United States-Japan Foundation
- International Board, International Centre for Democratic Transition (accessed Sept 07)
- International Advisory Board, Freeman-Spogli Institute 
- Emeriti Trustee, Rockefeller University 
- Founding Cochair, Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy 
- International Board of Governors, Peres Center for Peace 
- Advisory Council (2008), Technoserve 
- Director, American Council for Capital Formation 
Resources and articles
- Democracy Service Medal, NED, accessed September 14, 2007.
- David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award Honorees, Synergos Institute, accessed December 4, 2011.
- Advisory Council, Grameen Foundation, accessed December 11, 2007.
- Board of Trustees, Bridgespan Group, accessed April 7, 2011.
- International Advisory Board, Freeman-Spogli Institute, accessed October 21, 2007.
- Trustees, Rockefeller University, accessed December 28, 2007.
- Directors, Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy, accessed November 4, 2009.
- International Board of Governors, Peres Center for Peace, accessed February 19, 2010.
- 2007 Annual Report, Technoserve, accessed February 20, 2010.
- Directors, American Council for Capital Formation, accessed May 9, 2010.
- >> Bio in Brief: John C. Whitehead, Hallways Story, January 27, 2003
- Committee to Examine Corporate Governance Issues in Wake of Enron Corp. Failure, February 20, 2002
- John C. Whitehead, MotherJones.com, April 1996
- http://diplomacy.shu.edu/templates/whitehead_gala.html School of Diplomacy and International Relations Named for Statesman John C. Whitehead]
- John C. Whitehead, Chairman, The Goldman Sachs Foundation, 2004
- John C. Whitehead LMDC Chairman, Common Cause, New York