Posts Tagged ‘Irish America Business 100’


Eileen McDonnell, the Chairman & CEO of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, discusses her Irish heritage, breaking the glass ceiling, and the way forward. When parents tell their children that they can do anything, it’s all too often taken with too many grains of salt. But Eileen McDonnell believed her parents. She had no reasonRead more..

33rd Annual
Irish America Business 100

Now in its fourth decade, the Irish America Business 100 has a long history of providing recognition to a fundamental core of American business. It can be easy to assume that the Irish in America and their descendants are a monolithic bloc, but as this list has continually shown, there is no single story ofRead more..

Celebrating the
Past and Present

Niamh Hyland sang “Silent Night” in Irish, and a hush fell over the room – a splendid room with tall windows, looking out over Central Park. So often at Irish events, music is the thread that holds it all together, acting as the link to the ancestors across the generations, and this occasion was no different.Read more..

2018 Business 100 Luncheon

On Wednesday, December 12, Irish America magazine hosted its 33rd annual Business 100 awards luncheon at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The best and brightest Irish-American business leaders, representing some of the nation’s top corporations, were honored, and Eileen McDonnell, the chairman & CEO of Penn Mutual, served as the keynote speaker. Coming inRead more..

Michael J. Morrissey

Michael J. Morrissey is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Insurance Society. The IIS is the largest and most diverse organization of the global insurance industry. Mike is involved in, and a member of, various organizations in the insurance industry, such as the Steering Committee of the Insurance Development Forum; Board of OverseersRead more..

Margaret Molloy

Margaret Molloy is global chief marketing officer at the branding firm, Siegel+Gale and Creator of WearingIrish. A native of Offaly and a Harvard Business School and University of Ulster graduate, she is regarded as one of the most influential global marketing leaders. Her accolades include: Forbes’ top CMOs on Twitter; Top 50 Power Women byRead more..

Kevin McManus

In his role as SVP and North American Leader for Services of SAP America, Kevin McManus has responsibility for all customers in the southern U.S. Since joining SAP in 2005, Kevin has been involved in over a dozen post-merger consolidations utilizing SAP technology, and has held many roles within field services. His accomplishments include the largest globalRead more..

William J. McLaughlin

William “Bill” McLaughlin is president of McLaughlin & Morgan, Inc., a growth strategies company that assists U.S. firms entering Europe via Ireland, and Irish companies entering the U.S. Bill founded the Irish American Business Chamber & Network in 1999 and is currently chairman emeritus. He has hosted the Taoiseach and President of Ireland, and otherRead more..

Andrew McKenna

Andrew McKenna is one of Chicago’s premier businessmen and a member of the Irish America Hall of Fame. Currently, he serves as chairman emeritus of McDonald’s Corporation and chairman of Schwarz Supply Source, a position he has held since 1964. He is also a director of Ryan Specialty Group, McDonald’s Corporation, and the Chicago BearsRead more..

Kieran McGrath

Kieran McGrath is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of CA Technologies, one of the world’s leading providers of information technology management software and solutions. Kieran joined CA in 2014 after a thirty year career with IBM, where he held a variety of finance leadership roles domestically and internationally, including several years workingRead more..