My Word Is My Bond is an intimate look into the Chicago Board of Trade. It contains a collection of interviews with twenty-one of the most influential members of that established bastion of auction markets. The author explores each participant in-depth and takes you to a never- before-seen place on the exchange floor-and beyond. In between the covers of this thought-provoking and deeply insightful book, you will find a collective memory that spans 100 years.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Introduction. Acknowledgements. Chapter 1. Patrick Arbor: Advocate For Innovation. Chapter 2. Keith D. Bronstein: A Dream Fulfilled. Chapter 3. Bernard P. Carey: Integrity-The Basis Of All Trade. Chapter 4. Charles P. Carey: A Family Legacy. Chapter 5. Thomas J. Cashman: Traditions Passed Down. Chapter 6. Bernard W. Dan: Architect Of Change. Chapter 7. Burt Gutterman: Straight Talk. Chapter 8. Dan Henning: A Twist Of Fate. Chapter 9. Jordan Hollander: Four Generations At Work. Chapter 10. Mary Ann Jablonski: The Experience Of A Lifetime. Chapter 11. Paul R.T. Johnson: Service Provided In High Style. Chapter 12. Edmund O'Connor: Creative Partnership of Brothers. Chapter 13. C.C. Odom: Hard Work And Imagination. Chapter 14. John Pietrzak: In His Family's Footsteps. Chapter 15. Pamela R. Rogers: Giving Back. Chapter 16. Leslie Rosenthal: Unequaled Leadership. Chapter 17. Richard Sandor: Market Maker. Chapter 18. Rick Santelli: Passion For The Markets. Chapter 19. George Seals: From Football To The Floor. Chapter 20. Lee B. Stern: My Word Is My Bond. Chapter 21. Fred Uhlmann: Leadership Rooted In Family Tradition.
Arlene Michlin Bronstein is the author of several books and has been creating personal video histories for over twenty years. She has produced the stories of some of the most influential people in the country. Born in Chicago, she received her bachelor of science from the University of Wisconsin and her master's degree from Northwestern University. William Valicenti has been a favorite photographer of the Chicago Board of Trade. His work is featured in the Visitor Center and many of the Exchange publications.