William E. MacDonald, III retired as Vice Chairman and a member of the Office of the Chairman of National City Corporation on December 31, 2006. He was responsible for National City’s seven states regional and its national Corporate Banking businesses, Credit Administration, Capital Markets and Wealth Management.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. and American Greetings Corporation. He is a Past Chairman of The Greater Cleveland Growth Association, The Consumer Bankers Association and Member of the Financial Services Roundtable. He is also a Trustee Emeritus of ideastream (WVIZ/PBS and WCPN/Radio) and a Life Trustee of The Diversity Center.

Mr. MacDonald earned a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College in 1968 and Master of Business Administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in 1974.

Cleveland Clinic – Director
First Elected to Cleveland Clinic Board in 1997

Board Committees: Audit (Chair); Compensation; Conflict of Interest and Managing Innovations; Finance; Governance