Business 100 - 2013

Reilly Ed

Edward T. Reilly/AMA

Since 2001, Edward T. Reilly has been the 17th president and CEO of the American Management Association. AMA is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership-based management development, research and publishing organization. Ed previously served as president and CEO of Big Flower Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of integrated marketing and advertising services.

Ed holds a BA in business administration from St. Francis College and attended the Stanford Executive Program. He is the immediate past chairman of the USO World Headquarters Board of Governors, co-chairman of the USO Operation Enduring Care Campaign, fellow of the International Academy of Management, member of the U. S. Advisory Board of IESE Business School – University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain and has served as a fellow and past chairman of the Royal Society of Arts in the U.S.

A fourth-generation Irish American, he resides in Westport, CT. with his wife, Susan. Ed has roots in Cavan on his father’s side and Limerick on his mother’s side.