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Martin Nesbitt

Martin Nesbitt

Foundation Leadership


Board Chair



Martin Nesbitt is a longtime friend of President Obama and served as national treasurer for his two presidential campaigns. He is the co-founder and co-CEO of private equity firm The Vistria Group, and serves on the boards of the Norfolk Southern Corp and Jones Lang LaSalle, a Chicago-based global real estate company and American Airlines Group. Nesbitt has a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science degree and honorary doctorate from Albion College in Michigan.

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