Ellen-Blair Chube, JD
Vice President and Chief of Staff to the Chairman/CEO
Ellen-Blair Chube is Vice President and Chief of Staff to John W. Rogers, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Ariel Investments. In this capacity, she is responsible for providing strategic and operational support; and translating his short and long-term vision into actionable strategies for his leadership team. Additionally, Chube acts as his chief adviser on political and public policy issues. Chube also is a board member of the Sue Duncan Children’s Center, an after-school program on the Southside of Chicago. Prior to joining Ariel, Chube served as the staff director for the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Security, International Trade and Finance. In that role, Chube set and implemented former Chairman Evan Bayh’s agenda for issues related to international finance. She also served as Bayh’s chief adviser on all Banking Committee and economic issues. Chube was responsible for his legislative priorities in the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory reform bill that was enacted in July 2010.