Founded in 1949, The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit focused on driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve important challenges facing the United States and the world.
Craig C. Martin has been appointed to serve as a trustee to The Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan forum for values-based leadership and the exchange of ideas.
Founded in 1949, The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization focused on driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most important challenges facing the United States and the world. It has earned a reputation for gathering diverse, nonpartisan thought leaders, creatives, scholars and members of the public to address some of the world's most complex problems, and further and improve actions taken in the real world. Its Board of Trustees is made up of high-level individuals from the public and private sectors who have been elected by a majority of the membership of the board. The board is responsible for providing counsel to the President, as well as governance over the business, affairs, and property of the Aspen Institute. The board meets regularly to discuss, in depth, the key issues facing the organization.
Mr. Martin, who is based in the firm’s Chicago office and serves as Chairman, Midwest at Willkie, also currently serves on the boards of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the Urban League of Chicago, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and the University of Chicago Law School Advisory Council. He is the former Chairman of the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, and is also a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago and the Economic Club of Chicago.