Patrick Heneghan / 2010 Top 40 Under 40

Age 39 Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois Where you live Chicago First Job Working on my grandfather's farm in Mayo, Ireland. What it taught me To eat everything on my plate because it took hard work to get it there. Status Married Family Wife, Kelly Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1. My favorite summer vacation spot is Tourmakaedy; hearing sheep for miles is a nice break from the City. 2. I have a 22 lb Jack Russell named Bruiser. 3. My favorite sport is skiing. Best advice you could give someone starting out Build a diverse network, keep your word and never forget where you came from.

Patrick Heneghan was born in Chicago, Illinois, a son of Irish immigrants Hugh and Joan (Murphy) of County Mayo. He received his B.S. from DePaul University in Chicago and married Kelly O'Connor from Chicago. Right out of college, he worked for his family building demolition business, Heneghan Wrecking Co., and is currently the president of the company. He is an active member of the Irish community in Chicago, N.Y. and Boston. He's on the Board of Directors of the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago, and is a member of The Irish American Partnership.

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