A look at Obama’s guests for jobs speech

The White House invited several guests to attend President Barack Obama’s speech to the nation on jobs:

JEFFREY IMMELT ? Chairman and CEO of GE; chairman of President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

STEVE CASE ? Chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC and co-founder of America Online; member of President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

DARLENE MILLER ? Owner of Permac Industries, a small business in Burnsville, Minn.; member of President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

KENNETH CHENAULT ? Chairman and CEO of American Express; member of President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

RICHARD TRUMKA ? President of AFL-CIO; member of President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

GOV. MARTIN O’MALLEY ? Maryland governor; chair of the Democratic Governors Association.

MAYOR MARK MALLORY ? Two-term mayor of Cincinnati.

MAYOR ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA ? Two-term mayor of Los Angeles.

DR. ALBERT GREEN ? CEO of Kent Displays, a small business in Kent, Ohio.

JAN HEISTER ? President of Premier Tooling and Mfg, Inc., a small business in Peosta, Iowa.

PHILIP MAUNG ? Owner of Hissho Sushi, a small business in Charlotte, N.C.

GRACEY IBARRA __ Certified nursing assistant and mother of two children.

JOSPEH KIDD ? U.S. Navy veteran; studying pre-nursing.

JOHN RAFTERY ? U.S. Marine Corps veteran; CEO of Patriot Contractors, a construction firm.

NICOLE GENTILE ? Third grade teacher in Cleveland, Ohio.

KELCIE FISHER ? Senior at Open High, a public high school in Richmond, Va.

HECTOR SEALEY ? Corporate director of safety, risk management and compliance officer at Fort Myer Construction.

KIRK BERGSTROM ? Project engineer with Denver Transit Partners.

DAVID CATALANO ? Co-founder of Modea, a digital advertising agency in Blacksburg, Va.

DANNIE AND SABRINA MANGRUM ? Dannie is a Maryland corrections officer and Sabrina is getting her teaching degree. Parents of three children and anticipating adoption of three foster children.

JESSICA PICKETT ? Firefighter and medic with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.

MARLENA CLARK ? Systems engineer at Maryland IT company and graduate of Anne Arundel Community College.

TAMARA WASHINGTON ? Single mother; obtained a job through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Emergency Contingency Fund.