Tue, May 2, 2017
Conference Speaker Title(s)
Chairman Emeritus, Schwarz Supply Source, McDonald's Corporation
Andrew J. McKenna is Chairman Emeritus of Schwarz Supply Source, a printer, converter, producer and distributor of packaging and promotional materials. He is Chairman Emeritus of McDonald’s Corporation and served as non-Executive Chairman of from April 2004 to May 2016. Mr. McKenna serves as a director of Ryan Specialty Group. He has served over the years on many civic, community and philanthropic boards and currently serves as a trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Museum of Science and Industry (Chairman Emeritus) and University of Notre Dame (Chairman Emeritus), and as a director of Big Shoulders Fund of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Ireland Economic Advisory Board, Lyric Opera of Chicago and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, among others. Mr. McKenna is also the Founding Chairman of Metropolis Strategies.
Andrew is a 1951 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and marketing. McKenna is also a graduate of DePaul University Law School where he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence. He has been the recipient of many industry, business and civic awards. He and his wife, Joan, have seven children, 24 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.