044 Stack

Brian Stack

Brian W. Stack is managing director of CIE Tours International, one of the largest producers of tourists to Ireland, Scotland, and many other areas of Europe. 2013 marks the 82nd anniversary of CIE, and is also the company’s most successful year to date. He is also president of the Ireland-U.S Council for Commerce and Industry. In both these positions, Brian is at the forefront of promoting...


Pat Ryan

Patrick Ryan is the chairman and CEO of Ryan Specialty Group, a company which he founded in 2010 to provide specialty services to insurance brokers, agents, and carriers. A life-long entrepreneur, Ryan founded Pat Ryan & Associates in 1964, just a few years after graduating with a Bachelor’s from Northwestern University. Following a series of mergers and acquisitions, Ryan continued to grow...

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O’Reilly

Since the inception of the Fox News Channel in 1996, Bill O’Reilly has served as the anchor for “The O’Reilly Factor,” the most watched cable news program on the air. Born in New York in 1949, Bill grew up on Long Island in the blue-collar Irish suburb of Levittown. His father traces his lineage back to at least the early 18th century in County Cavan, and his mother’s side is from...


Martin O’Malley

Martin O’Malley is the governor of Maryland and the former mayor of Baltimore. He is also seen by many as viable contender for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. In 1999, at the age of 37, O’Malley became the mayor of Baltimore. After two terms the city’s crime rate was the low- est it had been in over three decades, and investment at an all time high. In 2005, Business Week...


Andrew McKenna

Andrew McKenna is one of Chicago’s premier businessmen. He is nicknamed “St. Andrew of the Boardroom” because most of his work happens behind the scenes and he is a highly sought-after figure in the field of corporate governance. Currently, Andrew serves as chairman of McDonald’s Corporation and Schwarz Supply Source (a position he has held since 1964). He is also a director of Ryan...