CBHF Board of Directors

Laura Graham, Co-Chairman 

Ms. Graham is the principal advisor and Chief of Staff to President Clinton. A long-time advisor to the president and one of his administration’s youngest deputy assistants, Ms. Graham oversees the President’s work in Haiti. She also oversaw the president’s efforts following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the 2004 tsunami in southeast Asia. Directly involved in all aspects of the Clinton Foundation and President Clinton’s personal humanitarian efforts, Ms. Graham has travelled to more than fifty foreign countries with, or on behalf of, President Clinton. Ms. Graham is a graduate of Wagner College.

Josh Bolten, Co-Chairman 

Mr. Bolten is currently Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Advisors. Previously, he was a visiting professor at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. He served as White House Chief of Staff and as Budget Director under George W. Bush. Mr. Bolten’s 20 years of government service also includes positions at the US State Department, the Senate Finance Committee, and the US Trade Representative’s Office. He is a member of the boards of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and of the ONE Campaign. Mr. Bolten earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton and a law degree from Stanford. 

Henrietta Holsman Fore 

Ms. Fore serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Holsman International, an investment and management company. She was the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Director of U.S. Foreign Service under President George W. Bush. Prior to her appointment at USAID, Ms. Fore was the Undersecretary of State for Management and earlier, the Director of the United States Mint. Ms. Fore earned a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.P.A. from the University of Northern Colorado. She also studied international politics at Oxford University. 

Alexis Herman 

Secretary Herman is Chief Executive Officer of New Ventures, LLC, and has served in a variety of governmental and nonprofit positions. President Clinton appointed her to be the first African-American Secretary of Labor. Prior to her appointment as Secretary of Labor,she was Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Public Liaison. Secretary Herman was the White House representative to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. She earned a B.A. from Xavier University and is the recipient of more than twenty honorary doctorate degrees. 

William H. Frist, Sr. 

Dr. Frist served two terms as a United States Senator from Tennessee and served as Senate Majority Leader from 2003 to 2007. Prior to being elected to the Senate, Dr. Frist was a practicing heart and lung transplant surgeon. He is the founder and director of the Vanderbilt Multi-Organ Transplant Center and is board certified in both general and heart surgery. Dr. Frist is a Professor of Business and Medicine at Vanderbilt University. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Medical School.

Bruce Lindsey 

Mr. Lindsey currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the William J. Clinton Foundation. He has been a longtime advisor to former President Bill Clinton and served in the Clinton Administration as an Assistant to the President, Deputy White House Counsel, and Senior Advisor. Mr. Lindsey earned his B.A. from Rhodes College and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law School. He is also of counsel to Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, a Little Rock, Arkansas, law firm.