John W. McCarter, Jr.

President Emeritus at The Field Museum of Natural History

John W. McCarter, Jr.

John W. McCarter, Jr.

President Emeritus at The Field Museum of Natural History

Overview
Career Highlights

DeKalb County Economic Development Corp.
Dekalb Surgical Alliance LLC
DeKalb-Pfizer Genetic, Inc.

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Primary Location

Northfield, IL, United States

Number of Boards

24

Birthday

1938 - Chicago, IL, United States

Age

81

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President Emeritus at Morehouse College

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Vice Chair at Erikson Institute

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & President at Ariel Investments LLC

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Vice Chairman & National Managing Partner, Center for Board Effectiveness at Deloitte LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at The Field Museum of Natural History

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President at The University of Chicago

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Frank Consolidated Enterprises, Inc.

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Founder at Prairie Management, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Abbott Laboratories

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Director at Chicago Humanities Festival

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John W. McCarter, Jr.
President Emeritus at The Field Museum of Natural History
Education
Graduate
Class of 1960

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Attendee

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Memberships
Senior Mentor
Current

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
Prior

White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Career History
President Emeritus
1996 - Current

The Field Museum of Natural History houses biological and anthropological collections of specimens. It supports both informal and more structured public learning through exhibits and educational programs. Its curatorial and scientific staff conducts research on the fields of Anthropology, Biology, Geology, and Zoology. The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is located in Chicago, Illinois.

Senior Vice President
Prior - 1997

Part of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp., Booz Allen Hamilton International, Inc. is an American company. The firm provides management consultancy services.

President
Prior

Promote and assist the growth and development of business in DeKalb County. Attract business and industry to the county, assist with workforce development, facilitate demographic research and plan educational activities.

Boards & Committees
Director
1983 - 2005

A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE:CAS) is the foremost provider of specialty products, services, and supply chain solutions. We are recognized as a leading distributor of carbon, alloy, stainless steel, nickel alloys, aluminum, titanium, cast iron, brass, copper, and plastic, as well as a global resource for complex supply chain solutions. Operating in more than 55 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, we work with international OEMs to better serve their multi-location production requirements and delivery needs. We also leverage our long-standing metals experience and focus on processing and other value-added services to better meet the unique requirements of industries such as aerospace, defense, oil and gas, power generation and heavy equipment. By expanding our capabilities and services, A. M. Castle is growing to serve the more complex requirements of customers who are outsourcing non-core functions. Our highly regarded H-A Industries, a state-of-the art bar processing facility, provides an extensive range of thermal treating and finishing services. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of (high value added) processing services for plate, sheet, tubing, and bar products from many of the locations in our North American network. Today, A. M. Castle is continuing to expand globally. Since acquiring full ownership of Castle de Mexico in early 2004, we have seen this organization grow rapidly. With the acquisition of Transtar Metals in 2006, we have further extended our global footprint with two locations in Europe, along with a strong network of agents throughout Asia; more than a third of Castle Metals Aerospace’s customers are located outside North America. To accommodate this accelerated growth in products, services and customer support, we are continuing to expand and strengthen our infrastructure. This work includes key efforts in an organization-wide ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, as well as re-engineering in specific facilities. More importantly, A. M. Castle continues to focus on developing the strongest service team in our industry. We are committed to developing our team to ensure that we have the right people, with the capabilities and experience needed, to provide our customers with best-in-class service and support

Trustee
Prior

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The Chicago Public Education Fund accelerates student achievement in Chicago's traditional and charter public schools by building high–performing teams of principals and teachers, improving evaluation and accountability systemwide, and reinventing classrooms with the innovative use of time, technology and talent.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
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$10K - $15K
2018
$5,000 - $10K
2015

The Field Museum of Natural History houses biological and anthropological collections of specimens. It supports both informal and more structured public learning through exhibits and educational programs. Its curatorial and scientific staff conducts research on the fields of Anthropology, Biology, Geology, and Zoology. The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is located in Chicago, Illinois.

$10K - $25K
2015

Window To The World Communications, Inc. operates and manages TV broadcasting stations. It broadcasts arts, children's current events, humanities, and science programmes through its Chicago television station and radio station. The company's focuses on cultural and educational topics. It was founded in 1955 by Edward Ryerson and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Political Donations
$500
2009

Representative from Illinois's 7th Congressional District

$500
2009

Former Co-Chairman at Barack Obama's Campaign for President of United States, 2008

$500
2008

Representative from Illinois's 7th Congressional District

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NewsGuard Technologies, Inc. provides ratings for news and information websites. The firm produces nutrition labels write-ups for BaltimoreSun.com, DenverGuardian.com, NationalReview.com, Lawfareblog.com, and RT.com. The company was founded by Steven D. Brill and Louis Gordon Crovitz in 2018 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Divergence, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of genes. It focuses on reducing the impact of parasitic nematode worms, devastating unseen pests that cause billions of dollars in crop losses annually and substantial morbidity to people, livestock, and pets. The company was founded by James P. McCarte in 1999 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

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