Michael Nutter served as Mayor of Philadelphia from 2008 to 2016. Prior to that, he served almost 15 years on the Philadelphia City Council. During the Obama Administration, he served on the Advisory Council of the Obama Foundation subsidiary My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, and in 2018 the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia announced his appointment as a Member of the Economic and Community Advisory Council. He also serves as a political contributor on CNN, and holds Fellow appointments at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Brookings Institute, Drexel University and the University of Chicago. He is currently Senior Advisor for the What Works Cities Program, Advisor to the African American Mayors Association and Board of the Urban Institute, and the David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.