Brad O'Halloran is the Executive Director of Investor Relations and a Managing Principal for Brennan Investment Group. Mr. O’Halloran has a wide range of business, educational and government service experience.
Mr. O’Halloran formerly served as Regional Director of Development for the University of Notre Dame cultivating key high-level benefactors for the University and representing its various interests within the Chicago Metropolitan area. Prior to joining the University, Mr. O’Halloran held the position of Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Development for Duty Free International and its successor company World Duty Free, a wholly owned subsidiary of BAA, plc. In this capacity, Mr. O’Halloran, oversaw all mergers and acquisition activity for the corporation as well as strategic marketing and key partnership development.
Mr. O’Halloran came to Duty Free International when he merged his specialty retail operation, Sports Section Inc. with DFI in 1989. He was subsequently involved in the successful IPO of Duty Free International on the NYSE in 1993 and its subsequent sale to BAA plc. in 1999.
Mr. O’Halloran has been a serial entrepreneur throughout his career with interests in over 19 companies and current interests in half a dozen in various stages of development.
Mr. O’Halloran currently serves on the Board of Directors for Old Plank Trail Bank, a subsidiary of Wintrust Financial Corporation. In addition he is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Airports Council International, the International Visitors Center of Chicago and the Chicago Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a member of the board of the Village of Orland Park, Metra and of the State of Illinois Architectural Licensing Board.
Mr. O’Halloran holds a Bachelor’s Degree, as well as a Masters, Business Administration (Magna cum Laude) from the University of Notre Dame.