Mack McLarty has a distinguished record of business leadership and public service, including various roles advising three Presidents " Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, whom he served as White House Chief of Staff, Counselor to the President, and Special Envoy for the Americas, with more than five years of service in the President's Cabinet and on the National Economic Council. For his leadership in promoting closer inter-American partnership, he was honored with the highest civilian awards of seven Latin countries, as well as the U.S. Secretary of State's Distinguished Service Medal.
Currently, Mr. McLarty is president of the international advisory firm, McLarty Associates as well as Chairman of the McLarty Companies, a fourth-generation family transportation business. Additionally, Mr. McLarty serves as senior advisor to The Carlyle Group private equity firm and as senior advisor to the law firm Covington & Burling.