B. Joseph White is President Emeritus of the University of Illinois and James F. Towey Professor of Business and Leadership in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Joe focuses on corporate governance, leadership, and management. He has served as President of the University of Illinois, interim President of the University of Michigan, and Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Joe Chairs the MFH Audit Committee and sits on the Finance Committee. He is a Director or Trustee of Equity Residential, Kelly Services, and Gordon Food Service, and is the author of Boards That Excel: Candid Insights and Practical Advice for Directors.
Joe graduated magna cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He earned his MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, and his doctorate in business administration from the University of Michigan.