Donna Zarcone is the president and CEO of the Economic Club of Chicago, a forum for disseminating business and economic viewpoints and discussion.
The Economic Club of Chicago was created in 1927 as a meeting point for discussion. Today they host many speakers from CEOs to political leaders to tech luminaries including Eric Schmidt and Sheryl Sandberg.
Previously, Zarcone served as president and CEO at D.F. Zarcone & Associates, a consulting firm for executives. She took that position after serving eight years as Harley-Davidson Financial Services’ president.
She serves on the board of three corporations: Cigna, CDW and The Duchossois Group. She is also a board member of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Zarcone has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Illinois State University and is a CPA. She has an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.