Committee Composition

  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation
Thomas E. Richards Chairman of the Board      
Virginia C. Addicott Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Steven W. Alesio   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Committee Chair for Compensation Committee
Barry K. Allen *   Committee Chair for Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
James A. Bell Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Benjamin D. Chereskin Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Lynda M. Clarizio   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
Paul J. Finnegan   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
David W. Nelms Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Discover Financial Services

David Nelms currently serves as a member of our Board of Directors and as a manager of CDW LLC, our wholly owned subsidiary.  Nelms is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company.

Nelms was elected Chairman of the Board at Discover in January 2009, having served as Chief Executive Officer since 2004, and President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2004. Prior to joining Discover, Nelms worked at MBNA America Bank from 1991 to 1998, most recently as Vice Chairman. From 1990 to 1991, he was a senior product manager for Progressive Insurance.  Nelms served as a management consultant with Bain & Company from 1986 to 1990.

Nelms also serves on the boards of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Junior Achievement of Chicago and the Executives’ Club of Chicago. He is a board member of the Financial Services Roundtable and a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. Nelms is a graduate of University of Florida where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a graduate of Harvard Business School where he earned a Master of Business Administration.
 


Joseph R. Swedish   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
Donna F. Zarcone Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Chair of the Board = Chair of the Board Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member * = Lead Director