Mr. Patrick Ryan serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of St. Thomas Minnesota. He is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Chicago based Ryan Specialty Group. His first brokerage, Ryan Insurance Co., merged with Combined Insurance Co. in 1982 to form AON. Mr. Ryan 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 has been a Director of Aon Corp. since 1965 and serves as Chairman of its Executive Committee. He serves as a Director of After School Matters, Inc. Mr. Ryan serves as a Director of Aon Foundation. He serves as a Trustee of Rush University Medical Center. He served as a Director of First Chicago Corp. He served as a Director of Combined Specialty Group. He served as a Member of Advisory Board at Mu Sigma. He is also an Angel Investor.