Before Charlottesville, More Than 300 Corporate Executives Cozied Up to Trump

By Rick Claypool

As corporate CEOs seek in the aftermath of Charlottesville to distance themselves from President Donald Trump, a Public Citizen tally finds that Trump already has had triple the number of CEO meetings as President Obama during the first seven years of his presidency.

Our tally finds that, since Election Day, Trump has had at least 385 meetings with 317 executives representing 301 corporations.

According to a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) analysis of the Obama administration’s White House visitor logs, Obama had exactly 100 corporate executive meetings between January 2009 and December 2015. The NBER analysis finds that corporate executives’ meetings with the White House correlate with increased stock returns, government contracts and deregulatory favors.

Since Trump’s inauguration, he has had at least 339 corporate executive meetings.

The corporate executives who met most frequently with Trump, according to publicly available sources, are:

  • Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris (five meetings)
  • General Motors CEO Mary Barra (four meetings)
  • IBM CEO Ginni Rometty (five meetings)
  • Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky (four meetings)
  • Lockheed Martin President Marilyn Hewson (five meetings)
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk (four meetings)
  • U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi (four meetings)

Together these seven CEOs account for 31 of Trump’s CEO meetings (see end note on methodology). All seven are former members of the advisory councils Trump disbanded last week. Elon Musk resigned in June from Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum after the president announced he would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement. Mario Longhi reportedly left his position on the council after retiring from U.S. Steel. The remaining five did not leave Trump’s councils until after Trump announced in a tweet that he was disbanding them.

A sortable table of the executives is below; a spreadsheet that includes citations for each entry is here. In the absence of official White House visitor logs, which the Trump administration refuses to release, most of the corporate executive meetings have been documented by Politico in its unofficial White House visitor logs.

This meeting tally shows that, in the early months of Trump’s presidency, corporate executives ignored the president’s pseudo-fascist tendencies — signaled via his “America First” sloganeering, apparent endorsements of police brutality and race-based dog whistling – in their single-minded pursuit of Big Businesses’ policy goals, especially tax cuts and deregulation.

CORPORATIONEXECUTIVETITLEINDUSTRYMEETING DATE(S)TOTAL MEETINGS
3MInge ThulinChairman/PresidentConglomerate2/23/171
500 StartupsAman VerjeeCOOFinance/Banking6/22/171
AccentureJulie SweetCEO of North AmericaBusiness Services2/13/17, 6/19/172
ACE Clearwater EnterprisesKellie JohnsonPresidentManufacturing3/31/171
AdobeShantanu NarayenCEOTechnology6/19/171
AECOMDaniel TishmanVice ChairmanReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
AetnaMark BertoliniChairman/CEOInsurance2/27/171
AirMapBen MarcusCEOTechnology6/22/171
Airspace IncJaz BangaCEOTechnology6/22/171
AK SteelRoger NewportCEOManufacturing4/20/171
AkamaiTom LeightonCEOTechnology6/19/171
AkorbiClaudia MirzaCo-founder/CEOBusiness Services3/27/171
Alaska AirlinesBrad TildenPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive2/9/171
AlcoaRoy HarveyCEOManufacturing4/27/171
Alibaba GroupJack MaFounder/Executive ChairmanTechnology1/9/171
Alliance Resource PartnersJoe CraftCEOFossil Fuels6/29/171
Alphabet/GoogleEric SchmidtExecutive ChairmanTechnology12/14/16, 6/19/172
Alphabet/GoogleLarry PageCEOTechnology12/14/161
AltecLee StyslingerChairman/CEOTelecommunications2/23/171
AlumisourceGabe HudockFounderManufacturing4/27/171
AmazonJeff BezosCEOTechnology12/14/16, 6/19/172
American Axle and ManufacturingDavid DauchCEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
American Financial Group and FC CincinnatiCarl Lindner IIICo-CEO/Co-President and OwnerFinance/Banking2/11/171
AmgenRobert BradCEOPharmaceuticals1/31/171
AMRO Fabricating CorporationMichael RileyCEOGovernment Contractor/Defense6/30/171
Annin FlagmakersCarter BeardPresident/CEOManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Anthem, Inc.Joe SwedishChairman/President/CEOInsurance2/27/171
Apache Stainless EquipmentEd ParadowskiPresidentManufacturing3/31/171
Apollo Global ManagementJosh HarrisCo-FounderFinance/Banking3/8/171
AppleTim CookCEOTechnology12/14/16, 6/19/172
ArbillJulie CopelandCEO/Co-ownerBusiness Services3/31/171
Arboretum VenturesJan GarfinkleCEOFinance/Banking6/22/171
ArcelorMittalJohn BrettCEOManufacturing4/20/171
Archer Daniels MidlandJuan LucianoChairman/CEOFood/Beverage2/23/171
ArconicKlaus KleinfeldChairman/CEOManufacturing1/23/171
Ariel CorporationKaren Buchwald-WrightChairman/CEO/PresidentFossil Fuels3/31/171
Associated Partners LPWilliam BerkmanManaging PartnerFinance/Banking4/4/171
AT&TRandall StephensonCEOTelecommunications1/12/17, 6/22/172
Atlas AirWilliam FlynnPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive2/9/171
Authenticity 50Stephanie MacDonaldCo-FounderManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Authenticity 50Jimmy MacDonaldCo-FounderManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
AutoZoneBill RhodesChairman/President/CEORetail2/15/171
Bank of BenningtonLeslie AndersenPresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
Bayer AGWerner BaumannCEOPharmaceuticals1/11/171
BB&TJohn Allison IVFormer CEOFinance/Banking11/28/161
Best BuyHubert JolyCEORetail2/15/171
Black Run Transmission Inc.Steve GaswintPresidentTransportation/Automotive6/21/171
BlackRockLarry FinkChairman/CEOFinance/Banking2/3/17, 4/11/172
BlackstoneStephen A. SchwarzmanChairman/CEO/Co-FounderFinance/Banking2/3/17, 4/4/17, 4/11/173
BlankSlate CoastersRob FloryCEOManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Blue Cross Blue Shield AssociationScott SerotaPresident/CEOInsurance2/27/171
Blue Cross Blue Shield North CarolinaBrad WilsonPresident/CEOInsurance2/27/171
BMW GroupHarald KrugerCEOTransportation/Automotive3/17/171
BNSFMatthew RoseExecutive ChairmanTransportation/Automotive4/11/171
BNY MellonGerald HassellChairman/CEOFinance/Banking4/4/171
BoeingDennis MuilenburgCEOGovernment Contractor/Defense12/21/16, 6/30/172
BoeingJim McNerneyFormer Chairman/President/CEOGovernment Contractor/Defense2/3/17, 4/11/172
Boston Consulting GroupRich LesserPresident/CEOBusiness Services2/3/17, 4/11/172
Briggs & StrattonTodd TeskeCEOTransportation/Automotive6/13/171
BTE TechnologiesChuck WetheringtonPresidentBusiness Services3/31/171
Bully ToolsMark GracyPresidentManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Cain Tubular ProductsMike CainOwnerManufacturing6/30/171
Cambridge Energy Research AssociatesDaniel YerginCo-Founder/ChairmanBusiness Services6/29/171
Campbell Soup CompanyDenise MorrisonPresident/CEOFood/Beverage2/23/171
Canadian Imperial Bank of CommerceJennifer WarrenManaging DirectorFinance/Banking4/4/171
Cape Cod Five Mutual CompanyDorothy SavaresePresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
Carlyle GroupDavid RubinsteinCo-CEO/Founder/DirectorFinance/Banking12/28/161
Carolina ColorMatt BarrChairman/CEOManufacturing3/31/171
Caterpillar Inc.Doug OberhelmanChairman/Former CEOManufacturing2/23/171
Cayuga Venture FundJennifer TeganPartnerFinance/Banking6/22/171
Celeebrate UsLisa PhillipsOwnerMisc3/27/171
CelgeneRobert HuginExecutive ChairmanPharmaceuticals1/31/171
Centerbridge PartnersMark GalloglyCo-Founder and Managing PrincipalFinance/Banking4/4/171
Centinel BankRebeca Romero RaineyPresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
Century AluminumMike BlessCEOManufacturing4/27/171
CenturyLinkGlen PostCEOTechnology6/22/171
Cerberus Capital ManagementStephen FeinbergCo-founder/CEOFinance/Banking2/16/171
Channel LockJon DeArmentPresident/COOManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Charter CommunicationsThomas RutledgeCEOTelecommunications3/24/171
Chesapeake BankJeff SzyperskiCEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
ChevronJohn WatsonCEOFossil Fuels6/29/171
Chicago CubsTodd RickettsCo-ownerMedia/Entertainment11/20/161
Chicago CubsTom RickettsOwnerMEdia/Entertainment6/28/171
Christian Broadcasting NetworkPat RobertsonChairman/FounderMedia/Entertainment7/12/171
Cigna CorporationDavid CordaniPresident/CEOInsurance2/27/171
CiscoChuck RobbinsCEOTechnology12/14/161
Citigroup Inc.Michael CorbatCEOFinance/Banking4/4/171
Cleveland CavaliersDan GilbertOwnerMEdia/Entertainment6/28/171
CNN WorldwideJeff ZuckerPresidentMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
Collective[i]Heidi MesserCo-Founder/ChairmanBusiness Services4/4/171
Colony CapitalThomas Barrack, Jr.FounderFinance/Banking1/19/17 or earlier1
ConocoPhillipsRyan LanceChairman/CEOFossil Fuels6/29/171
CorningWendell WeeksChairman/CEOManufacturing1/23/17, 2/23/172
Crete Carrier CorporationTonn OstergaardPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
CRST InternationalJohn SmithChairmanTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
Dana Inc.James KamsickasPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive2/23/171
Delaware North Companies, Inc.Jerry JacobsCo-CEOFood/Beverage4/4/171
Dell TechnologiesMichael DellFounder/Chairman/CEOTechnology1/23/17, 2/23/172
DeloitteCatherine EngelbertCEOBusiness Services4/4/171
Delta AirlinesEd BastianCEOTransportation/Automotive2/9/171
Dow ChemicalAndrew LiverisChairman/President/CEOChemicals12/10/16, 1/23/17, 2/23/17, 2/24/17, 3/17/175
Duke EnergyLynn GoodChairman/President/CEOFossil Fuels6/29/171
E-J Electric Installation Co.Anthony MannPresident/CEOReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
Eagle ManufacturingJoe EddyPresident/CEOManufacturing3/31/171
Ehrenkranz Partners LPJoel EhrenkranzPartner and Co-FounderFinance/Banking4/4/171
EisnerAmper LLPCharles WeinsteinCEOBusiness Services4/4/171
Eli LillyDave RicksCEOPharmaceuticals1/31/171
Elliott Management CorporationPaul SingerPresident/CEO/Co-CIO/Senior Risk Manager/DirectorFinance/Banking2/16/171
Emerson ElectricDavid FarrChairman/CEOManufacturing2/23/171
EPIC VenturesNick EfstratisManaging DirectorFinance/Banking6/22/171
Evraz North AmericaConrad WinkleCEOManufacturing4/20/171
ExxonMobilDarren WoodsPresident/CEOFossil Fuels6/29/171
EYMark WeinbergerChairman/CEOBusiness Services2/3/17, 4/11/172
FacebookSheryl SandbergCOOTechnology12/14/161
FedexFred SmithChairman/President/CEOTransportation/Automotive11/17/16, 2/8/172
FedEx CorporationDave BronczekPresident/COOTransportation/Automotive2/9/171
FedEx FreightMichael DuckerPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NVSergio MarchionneCEOTransportation/Automotive1/24/171
First Data CorporationFrank BisignanoChairman/CEOFinance/Banking4/4/171
First State Bank of St. CharlesLuanne CundiffPresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
FirstCapital Bank of TexasKen BurgessChairmanFinance/Banking3/9/171
Florida BluePat GarrityCEOInsurance2/27/171
Ford Motor CompanyMark FieldsPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive1/23/17, 1/24/17, 2/23/173
Ford Motor CompanyAlan MulallyFormer CEOTransportation/Automotive12/8/161
Fox NewsBill ShineCo-presidentMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
Fox NewsJack AbernethyCo-presidentMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
Fox NewsJay WallaceVice President of News/Senior Executive ProducerMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
Fox NewsSuzanne ScottExecutive Vice President, Programming and DevelopmentMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
FoxconnTerry GouChairmanManufacturing/Consumer Products7/26/171
FuturamicJohn CouchCEOGovernment Contractor/Defense6/30/171
Gallagher KaiserRobert KaiserCEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
Gap Inc.Art PeckCEORetail2/15/171
General AtlanticBill FordCEOFinance/Banking3/8/171
General DynamicsPhebe NovakonicChairwoman/CEOGovernment Contractor/Defense2/23/171
General ElectricJeff ImmeltChairman/CEOConglomerate2/23/17, 6/22/172
General ElectricJack WelchFormer Chairman/CEOConglomerate2/3/171
General ElectricElyse AllanVice PresidentConglomerate2/13/171
General ElectricBeth ComstockVice ChairManufacturing4/4/171
General MotorsMary BarraChairman/CEOTransportation/Automotive1/24/17, 2/3/17, 3/15/17, 4/11/174
Generation Investment ManagementAl GoreCo-founderFinance/Banking12/5/16, 5/9/172
Giuliani PartnersMayor Rudolph GiulianiCEOBusiness Services1/31/171
Global Infrastructure PartnersAdebayo OgunlesiChairman/Managing PartnerFinance/Banking2/3/17, 4/11/172
Griffon CorporationRon KramerCEOConglomerate4/29/171
Grupo CarsoCarlos SlimFounderConglomerate12/19/161
Guggenheim Partners, LLCAlan SchwartzExecutive ChairmanFinance/Banking4/4/171
Harley-DavidsonMike LevatichCEOTransportation/Automotive2/2/17, 6/14/172
Harris CorporationBill BrownChairman/President/CEOGovernment Contractor/Defense2/23/171
HearstSteven SwartzPresident/CEOMedia/Entertainment4/4/171
Hewlett-PackardCarly FiornaFormer CEOTechnology12/12/161
Honda North AmericaRick SchostekEVPTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
HSBC Bank USAPatrick BurkePresident/CEOFinance/Banking4/4/171
HumanaBruce BroussardCEOInsurance2/27/171
Huntington Ingalls IndustriesMike PettersPresident/CEOGovernment Contractor/Defense3/17/171
Hyundai Motor CompanyJerry FlanneryInterim President and CEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
IBMGinni RomettyChairman/President/CEOTechnology12/14/16, 2/3/17, 3/17/17, 4/11/17, 6/19/175
IHS MarkitDaniel YerginVice ChairmanFinance/Banking2/3/17, 4/11/172
IMMI, Inc.Doug MagyariCEOTechnology3/31/171
Independence Blue CrossDan HilfertyPresident/CEOInsurance2/27/171
InforCharles Phillips, Jr.CEOBusiness Services4/4/171
IntelBrian KrzanichCEOTechnology12/14/16, 2/8/27, 6/19/173
International PaperMark SuttonChairman/CEOManufacturing1/23/17, 2/23/172
Interpublic GroupMichael RothChairman/CEOBusiness Services4/4/171
J.C. PennyMarvin EllisonChairman/CEORetail2/15/171
Jacob Bromwell IncSean BandawatPresidentManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
JBTC TruckingJames BurgOwnerTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
Jet Express TruckingKevin BurchPresidentTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
JetBlue Airways CorporationRobin HayesPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive2/9/17, 4/4/172
Jo-Ann StoresJill SoltauPresident/CEORetail2/15/171
Johnson & JohnsonAlex GorskyCEOPharmaceuticals1/9/17, 1/23/17, 1/31/17, 2/23/174
Johnson Security BureauJessica Johnson-CopePresident/CEOBusiness Services3/27/171
JPMorgan ChaseJamie DimonChairman/CEOFinance/Banking2/3/171
JW AluminiumLee McCarterCEOManufacturing4/27/171
K2 IntelligenceJeremy KrollCEO/Co-FounderBusiness Services4/4/171
Kaiser Foundation Health PlanBernard TysonChairman/CEOInsurance2/27/171
Kaulig Capital LLCTim ClepperPresidentFinance/Banking7/19/171
Kenan Advantage GroupDennis NashFounder/CEOTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
KespryGeorge MathewCEOTechnology6/22/171
Kia MotorsMichael SpragueCOO and EVPTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersJohn DoerrChairmanFinance/Banking6/19/171
Koch IndustriesDavid KochExecutive Vice PresidentFossil Fuels4/8/171
Kraft GroupRobert KraftChairman/CEOConglomerate2/10/17, 4/19/172
Langer Transport CorporationJerry LangerChief Commercial OfficerTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
Las Vegas SandsSheldon AdelsonCEOMedia/Entertainment2/9/17, 2/15/17, 5/23/173
Leaf Filter Gutter ProtectionMatthew KauligCEOManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
LeFrakRichard LeFrakChairman/CEOReal Estate/Construction3/8/171
Lightspeed VenturesBarry EggersFounding PartnerFinance/Banking6/22/171
Linamar CorporationLinda HasenfratzCEOManufacturing2/13/171
Link Staffing and Tire DivaAmy Pope-WellsOwnerBusiness Services3/27/171
LiveOpsKeith LeimbachCEOBusiness Services2/23/171
Lockheed MartinMarillyn HewsonChairwoman/PresidentGovernment Contractor/Defense1/13/17, 1/23/17, 2/23/17, 2/24/17, 6/30/175
Luntz GlobalFrank LuntzFounder/ChairmanBusiness Services6/22/171
Marlin SteelDrew GreenblattOwnerManufacturing3/31/171
Marvel EntertainmentIsaac PerlmutterCEOMedia/Entertainment12/28/16, 4/27/172
Mason Capital Management, LLCKenneth GarschinaPrincipalFinance/Banking4/4/171
MasterCardAjay BangaPresident/CEOFinance/Banking4/4/17, 6/21/172
Matrix 4 IncPatricia MillerCEOManufacturing3/31/171
Maverick CapitalLee Ainslie, IIIManaging PartnerFinance/Banking4/4/171
McGraw-Hill Education, Inc.David LevinPresident/CEOMedia/Entertainment4/4/171
MeasureBrandon DecletCEOtechnology6/22/171
Mercedes-Benz USADietmar ExlerCEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
MerckKenneth FrazierChairman/CEOPharmaceuticals1/31/17, 2/23/172
Mercury MarineJohn PfeiferPresidentTransportation/Automotive6/13/171
MicrosoftSatya NadellaCEOTechnology12/14/161
MicrosoftBill GatesFounder/Former CEOTechnology3/20/171
Mitsubishi International/Mitsubishi CorporationJason StevensPresident/CEOConglomerate4/4/171
Modell's Sporting GoodsMitchell ModellCEORetail4/4/171
Mohr Davidow VenturesJim SmithGeneral PartnerFinance/Banking6/22/171
MonsantoHugh GrantCEOChemicals1/11/171
MSNBCPhil GriffinPresidentMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
Murray Energy CorporationRobert MurrayCEOFossil Fuels12/13/16, 2/16/172
My PillowMike LindellFounderManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
NantHealthPatrick Soon-ShiongFounder/CEO/ChairmanTechnology11/20/161
NASDAQNelson GriggsExecutive Vice PresidentFinance/Banking6/22/171
NBC NewsDeborah TurnessPresidentMedia/Entertainment11/21/161
Neenah EnterprisesTom RiordanCEOManufacturing3/31/171
New Enterprise AssociatesPeter BarrisManaging General PartnerFinance/Banking6/22/171
New York PostMark FieldsPresident/CEOMedia/Entertainment3/15/171
Newmark Grubb Knight FrankBarry GosinCEOReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
Newport News ShipbuildingMatt MulherinPresidentGovernment Contractor/Defense3/17/171
News CorporationRupert MurdochExecutive ChairmanMedia/Entertainment5/4/17, 8/3/172
NewsmaxChristopher RuddyCEOMedia/Entertainment3/1/171
Nissan Motor CompanyJose MunozChief Performance OfficerTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
North America, Zurich Insurance Group LtdPaul HorganCEOInsurance4/4/171
North PelletesMatthew BellPresidentManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Northern TrustRick WaddellCEOFinance/Banking8/5/171
Northrop GrummanWes BushCEOGovernment Contractor/Defense6/30/171
Novartis AGJoe JimenezCEOPharmaceuticals1/31/171
NRStorAnnette VerschurenCEOTechnology2/13/171
NucorJohn FerriolaChairman/President/CEOManufacturing2/23/171
NYSEThomas FarleyPresidentFinance/Banking4/4/171
Okabashi BrandsKimberly Diane FalkenhaynPresidentManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Okabashi BrandsSara IrvaniCEOManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Old Dominion Freight LinesDavid CongdonCEOTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
Oliver WymanJohn RomeoManaging Partner, AmericasFinance/Banking4/4/171
OpenGovZachary BookmanCEOTechnology6/19/171
Oracle CorporationSafra CatzCo-CEOTechnology11/17/16, 12/14/16, 6/19/173
Oshkosh CorporationWilson JonesCEOTransportation/Automotive6/13/171
Oxbow Carbon LLCBill KochFounder/CEOFossil Fuels4/8/171
PalantirAlex KarpCEOTechnology12/14/16, 6/19/172
Palantir/PayPalPeter ThielCo-FounderTechnology12/14/16, 6/19/192
Patomak Global Partners, LLCPaul AtkinsCEOBusiness Services2/3/17, 4/11/172
Paulson & Co., IncJohn PaulsonPresidentFinance/Banking4/4/171
PepsiCoIndra NooyiChairman/CEOFood/Beverage2/3/17, 4/11/172
Perella Weinberg Partners LPRobert SteelCEOFinance/Banking4/4/171
PJT Partners, LPPaul TaubmanChairman/CEOFinance4/4/171
PlayCare LLCRaya WhalenCo-ownerMedia/Entertainment6/7/171
Pratt IndustriesAnthony PrattExecutive ChairmanManufacturing5/4/171
PrecisionHawkMichael ChasenCEOTechnology6/22/171
QadiumTim JunioCEOTechnology6/22/171
Quad GraphicsJoel QuadracciChairman/President/CEOMedia/Entertainment6/13/171
QualcommSteve MollenkopfCEOTelecommunications6/19/171
Revision MilitaryJonathan BlanshayCEOGovernment Contractor/Defense7/19/171
Revolution LLCSteve CaseCEOFinance/Banking6/22/171
Rockwell AutomationBlake MoretCEOTechnology6/13/171
RRE VenturesJames Robinson IIICo-Founder/General PartnerFinance/Banking4/4/171
Rubinstein CommunicationsSteven RubensteinPresidentBusiness Services4/4/171
Ruder Finn, IncKathy BloomgardenCEOBusiness Services4/4/171
Rudin Management Company Inc.William RudinCo-Vice Chairman/CEOReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
Runway VineyardsAbel MaldonadoCo-ownerFood/Beverage12/28/161
SalesforceMarc BenioffFounder/Chairman/CEOTechnology3/17/171
SAPBill McDermottCEOTechnology6/19/171
SceptorGarney ScottCEOManufacturing4/27/171
SchaefflerKlaus RosenfeldCEOManufacturing3/17/171
Schnitzer Steel IndustriesTamara LundgrenCEOManufacturing2/13/171
Sherrill ManufacturingMatthew RobertsPresidentManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Sherrill ManufacturingGregory OwensCEOManufacturing/Consumer Products7/19/171
Siemens AG, MunichJoe KaeserCEOConglomerate3/17/171
Silver LakeGreg MondreManaging Partner/Managing DirectorFinance/Banking4/4/171
SKANSKARichard KennedyPresident/CEOReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
SoftBank Group CorporationMasayoshi SonCEOTelecommunications12/10/161
Sound Community BankLaurie StewartPresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
Southwest AirlinesGary KellyChairman/CEOTransportation/Automotive2/9/171
SprintMarcelo ClaureCEOTelecommunications6/22/171
SSABChuck SchmittPresidentManufacturing4/20/171
Standard BankTim ZimmermanPresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
Staub Manufacturing SolutionsSteve StaubPresidentManufacturing3/31/171
Suffolk Construction CompanyJohn FishChairman/CEOReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
T-MobileMike SievertCOOTelecommunications6/22/171
T&T SupermarketTina LeeCEOFood/Beverage2/13/171
TargetBrian CornellChairman/CEORetail2/15/171
Technology PartnersLisa NicholsCo-founder/CEOBusiness Services3/27/171
TeslaElon MuskCEOTechnology12/14/16, 1/23/17, 2/3/17, 3/8/174
The Guardian Life Insurance CompanyDeanna MulliganPresident/CEOInsurance4/4/171
The Related Companies, LPJeff BlauCEOReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
The Williams Capital Group, LPChristopher WilliamsChairman/CEOFinance/Banking4/4/171
Tier One Automotive Supplier International Automotive ComponentsRobert MillerPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
Timken SteelTim TimkenCEOManufacturing4/20/171
Tishman SpeyerJerry SpeyerChairmanReal Estate/Construction4/4/171
TMZHarvey LevinFounderMedia/Entertainment3/1/171
Toll BrothersBruce TollCo-founderReal Estate/Construction1/19/17 or earlier1
Toyota North AmericaJames LentzCEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
Tractor Supply CompanyGreg SandfortPresident/CEORetail2/15/171
TransAltaDawn FarrellPresident/CEOFossil Fuels2/13/171
TransCanadaRuss GirlingPresident/CEOFossil Fuels3/24/171
Trumbell UnmannedDyan GibbensFounder/CEOFossil Fuels3/27/17, 6/22/172
U.S. Xpress EnterprisesEric FullerCEOTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
Under ArmourKevin PlankFounder/Chairman/CEOClothing1/23/171
United AirlinesOscar Mu–ozPresident/CEOTransportation/Automotive2/9/171
United Launch AllianceTory BrunoCEOGovernment Contractor/Defense6/30/171
United Parcel ServiceMyron GrayPresident, US OperationsTransportation2/9/171
United TechnologiesGreg HayesChairman/President/CEOManufacturing2/23/171
UnitedHealth GroupSteve HemsleyCEOInsurance2/27/171
UPS FreightRick McArdlePresidentTransportation/Automotive3/23/171
US SteelMario LonghiCEOManufacturing1/23/17, 2/23/17, 2/24/17, 4/20/174
ValueBank TexasScott HeitkampPresident/CEOFinance/Banking3/9/171
Veresen Inc.Don AlthoffPresident/CEOManufacturing2/23/171
VMwarePat GelsingerCEOTechnology6/19/171
VolkswagenDavid GeanacopoulosSenior EVP for Public Affairs and Public PollicyTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
VolvoLex KressemakersCEOTransportation/Automotive3/15/171
Vornado Realty TrustSteven RothChairman/CEOReal Estate/Construction3/8/17, 4/4/172
Wal-MartDoug McMillonPresident/CEORetail2/3/17, 4/11/172
Walgreens Boots AllianceStefano PessinaCEORetail2/15/171
WestinghouseJose GuitierrezInterim President and CEOEnergy6/29/171
WhirlpoolJeff FettigChairman/CEOManufacturing1/23/17, 2/23/172
Wynn ResortsSteve WynnChairman/CEOMedia/Entertainment2/12/171
Xcel EnergyBen FowkeCEOEnergy6/22/171
ZMCStrauss ZelnickPartnerFinance/Banking4/4/171
TOTAL382

Spreadsheet of tally and table sources.

METHODOLOGY ENDNOTE

A “corporate executive meeting” refers to an instance of face-to-face interaction between the president and an executive. Meeting with one executive three times counts as three corporate executive meetings, as does one meeting with three corporate executives.

The NBER analysis excludes meetings that included 50 or more attendees. The largest single gathering included in this tally is Trump’s April 4 “CEO Town Hall,” which 48 corporate executives attended.

Our tally excludes executives who represent non-profit organizations and trade organizations — even trade organizations whose primary purpose is to serve corporate interests. Also excluded are former corporate executives who now serve in the Trump administration, such as former Exxon-Mobil CEO and current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Note: An earlier version of the report incorrectly noted the NBER data includes Obama’s full eight years in office. The final year was not included.