Announcing Irish America’s 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

Irish America magazine, the leading national glossy publication of Irish interest in North America, will host its annual Hall of Fame Awards luncheon on Thursday, March 14, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. ℘℘℘ The Irish America Hall of Fame honors the extraordinary achievements of Irish-American leaders, from their significant accomplishments and contributionsRead more..

Terrence A. Duffy

Terrence A. Duffy has been executive chairman and president of CME Group since 2012. Previously, he was executive chairman since 2007. He was chairman of the board of CME and CME Holdings since 2002 and executive chairman since 2006. He is vice chairman of the CME Group Foundation, serves on the board of directors ofRead more..

John Cannon

John Cannon is a managing director of the Equity Sales Trading Group at Deutsche Bank in New York. He covers institutional accounts and is responsible for the New York Equity Sales Trading Team at Deutsche Bank. John has worked on Wall Street as a sales trader for 22 years: two years at Donaldson, Lufkin andRead more..

John Brown

John J. Brown is Head of Global Markets & Investment Banking Services (GMIS), Americas. In this role, he manages all institutional operations for Merrill Lynch for the Americas. From 2001 to  2007, his responsibilities at Merrill Lynch included the Prime Broker and Swaps business, which during that time saw an increase from $75 billion inRead more..

Ray Kelly

Raymond Kelly is the first person to serve as Commissioner of the New York Police Department for two nonconsecutive terms: from 1992-1994 under Mayor David Dinkins and from 2002 to the present under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Kelly was appointed to the New York City Police Department in 1963 and quickly rose through the ranks. AsRead more..

Dakota & Elle Fanning

Sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning began their film careers together, playing the same character (at different ages) in the critically acclaimed, I Am Sam. Dakota, the elder of the sisters, took the lead, and wasted no time creating a marquee name for herself. Before her tenth birthday, Dakota had worked dramatically alongside Oscar winners DenzelRead more..

William J. Flynn

During his 34 years with Mutual of America, Bill Flynn established himself as a great leader whose business skills were reflected in Mutual of America’s performance and recognized throughout the life insurance industry. Now Mutual’s chairman emeritus, Bill’s commitment to social justice continues to be felt in the success of the Irish peace process andRead more..