Commission on the 21st Century Economy

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Commission on the 21st Century Economy
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William Hauck

Since 1996, William Hauck has served as the president and chief executive of the California Business Roundtable, a Sacramento-based consortium of chief executives that offer policy leadership on the state's economy and business climate. Prior to joining the Roundtable, Hauck served as executive vice-president and major shareholder of Information for Public Affairs Inc., a Sacramento-based national information services company. He currently serves on the company's board. Hauck has also held a number of executive positions in state government including deputy chief of staff to Gov. Pete Wilson, chief of staff to two Assembly speakers and Director of the Assembly Office of Research. Hauck also chaired the state’s Constitution Revision Commission (appointed by Governor Pete Wilson) and co-chaired the California Performance Review Commission (appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger).

Hauck is a trustee for the California State University, where he chairs the Board Finance Committee. Additionally, Hauck is a director on the boards of Blue Shield of California and the Blue Shield Foundation.