George Hanley


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George Hanley, Trustee, University of Dayton

George Hanley is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Currently, he is the Founder of TFH Partners, a private investment firm. He is also a Partner of R2Core, a commercial real estate firm based in Chicago. Previously, George founded Hanley Group, a commodities and equities trading firm (acquired by INTL FC Stone) and was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and NYMEX. During his more than 30 years in the trading business, George was recognized as an innovative leader and mentor in his field, providing training, education and resources to help scores of students and young professionals learn the trading business. Together with his wife Amanda, he founded the Hanley Foundation in 1997, which seeks to build a better future by advancing transformative educational, environmental and empowerment solutions. George serves on the board of the University of Dayton and, among other notable investments there, established the Hanley Trading Center in 2008, launched the Hanley Sustainability Institute in 2014 and took part in the board’s decision to divest fossil fuels from the school’s endowment, the first Catholic University to take this action. George has lectured at the University of Dayton, the University of Illinois and NYU.  He has also spoken at numerous conferences about impact investing. George earned a B.A. in Business Management from the University of Dayton. He lives in Winnetka, Illinois with his wife and their four children.