Alan Greenspan
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Honorary Trustee

March 24, 1982 – 2001; 2006-2011
Appointed Honorary Trustee in 2012

Alan Greenspan served five terms as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1987 until 2006. He received his bachelor’s (summa cum laude), master’s, and doctoral degrees in economics, all from New York University. From 1974 to 1977, he served as chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers under President Gerald Ford. After leaving the Board of Governors, Greenspan began his own Washington DC-based consulting firm, Greenspan Associates, LLC. His memoir, The Age of Turbulence, was published in 2007.

Over the years, Greenspan also held many roles in the public and private sectors including presidential appointments and serving as a corporate director for a number of firms. Greenspan is married to journalist Andrea Mitchell.

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Alan Greenspan was selected as the first recipient of the Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service in 2003

(L-R) Counsellor John O. Marsh, Assistant to the President Dick Cheney, President Gerald R. Ford, Economic Adviser Alan Greenspan, and Chief of Staff Donald Rumsfeld watching a replay of the President’s Televised Address to the Nation on Recommendations for Tax Reduction and Spending. Inside the President’s private office in the White House on October 6, 1975. (Photo courtesy of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library)

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