Mr. Patrick Ryan serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of St. Thomas Minnesota Endowment. He is also an Angel Investor. He is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and founder of Chicago-based Ryan Specialty Group. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University and as a Trustee of Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. He serves as a Director and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Aon Corp. He serves as a Director of After School Matters, Inc. He serves as a Director of the Aon Foundation. He serves as a Trustee of Rush University Medical Center. Previously, he served as a Director of First Chicago Corp. Previously, he served as a Director of Combined Specialty Group. Previously, he was a Member of the Advisory Board at Mu Sigma.