James C. Kenny


James C. Kenny was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2016. James has served on the board of Kenny Industries, LLC, since 2006. Kenny Industries is a holding company that owns office and industrial parks in northern Illinois and a luggage company among other assets. Since 2011, James has also served as a director of Kerry Group, PLC, a company traded on the London and Dublin stock exchange with a market capitalization of 13 billion euro. James serves as a member of Kerry Group’s Nominating and Compensation Committees.

James served as Executive Vice President and Director of Kenny Construction Company from 1994 until the company was sold in 2012. He also served as President of Kenny Management Services from 2006 to 2012. Kenny Construction Company, founded in 1927, was involved in building projects across the United States and Kenny Management Services oversaw large, complex construction projects such as the Chicago Midway Airport expansion and the new stadium for the Chicago Bears. From 2003 to 2006, James served as United States Ambassador to Ireland. James received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bradley University.