Name: Dr. Ben S. Bernanke
Title: Nominated by President Bush to succeed Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; currently chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Last Name Pronounced: "ber-NAN-kee"
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