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Cheryl Francis, '78

Cofounder and Co-Chairman of Corporate Leadership Center (CLC)

Cheryl Francis is cofounder and co-chairman of Corporate Leadership Center (CLC), a partnership between major corporations and academic institutions, which advances top corporate leaders and leadership practices.

She is a corporate director for Aon Corporation, Morningstar, and HNI Corporation, and previously served as a board member for Lands' End, Hewitt Associates, and Cornell University.

Francis is the former EVP and CFO of R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co. She was an adjunct professor and an advisory council member at Chicago Booth, and chair of the Chicago Network (Chicago's leading professional women's organization).