Greg Thornton is interim president of Moody Bible Institute, a higher education and media ministry founded by evangelist D. L Moody in 1886. During Thornton’s 35 years of ministry at Moody, he has served in various roles, most recently as senior vice president of media.
Alan Barnhart is the CEO of Barnhart Crane & Rigging. He grew up working in the steel-erecting business his father founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1969. During high school and college, Alan and his brother, Eric, worked summers as ironworkers and crane operators learning the business from the ground up.
Ed spent 9 years at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and over 25 years within the oil industry, including positions with British Petroleum, Amoco and Standard Oil Company. Ed serves on the Board of Directors for the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), Hands of Hope (an African Evangelical Relief Organization) and Revive Our Hearts.
Harry Kraemer, Jr. is professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches in the MBA and the Executive MBA programs. Additionally, he is an executive partner with Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), one of the largest private equity firms in the United States where he consults with CEOs and other senior executives of companies in MDP’s extensive portfolio.