Howard Wolk is the Co-President of The Cross Country Group (CCG), a privately held organization consisting of several independent operating companies and a family office. He began his career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he participated in a number of corporate finance, merger and acquisition and joint venture transactions. He joined the White House as Associate Counsel for the transition team during the Clinton Administration, vetting candidates for positions in the Departments of Treasury and Justice and also serving on the Vice President’s commission for reinventing government. Mr. Wolk received B.A. and B.S.Ec. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School and an M.P.A. degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was also a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. He is a current or past member of boards at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, uAspire, the Columbia Law School Board of Visitors and several other non-profit organizations.