Cofounder, Madison Dearborn Partners
Paul Finnegan is cofounder of Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP). Prior to cofounding MDP in 1992, Finnegan was with First Chicago Venture Capital for ten years. He is the 31sttreasurer of Harvard University, a member of the Harvard Corporation, and the chair of the Harvard Management Company. He is a past member of the board of overseers and a past president of the Harvard Alumni Association. Finnegan currently serves on the boards of directors of AIA Corporation, CDW Corporation, and Government Sourcing Solutions, and he also serves as a member of the board of Dean’s Advisors at the Harvard Business School. He is the past chairman and current board member of Teach for America in Chicago and a member of the board of directors of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Finnegan received an AB from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.