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Guest Speaker Biography - Ted Beck

Last Updated: February 22, 2011

Ted Beck joined the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) in Greenwood Village, CO, as president and chief executive officer on October 1, 2005. NEFE is a private national foundation dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Beck served as Associate Dean of Executive Education and Corporate Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.

Mr. Beck currently serves on the Wisconsin Alumni Association Board of Directors and the national Jump$tart Coalition Board. He previously served as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Directors of Gammex, Inc. and sat on the boards of Keylab, Madison Committee on Foreign Relations, International University Consortium for Executive Education, the Graduate School of Banking, and the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute. He also has served on the boards of Citicorp Securities, Inc. and the Cleveland Playhouse.

Mr. Beck is an alumnus of the UW-Madison School of Business where he earned his M.B.A. in International Business in 1976. He served on the Wisconsin Business Alumni Board of Directors from 1983 to 1985. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 1975.