The Flynn Group
Experience THE FLYNN GROUP Chicago, IL Attorney at Law 1999-Present Law practice concentrating in family law, criminal defense and commercial aviation including divorce, child custody, support and visitation, misdemeanors, felonies, DUI and traffic-related matters. Prepare and examine contracts involving leases, purchases, sales, insurance, etc. Provide legal advice and counsel to individuals and companies and participate in legal proceedings. BLUE STAR JETS, LLC. Chicago, IL Managing Director 2003-2006 Blue Star Jets is a broker of private jet charters. Responsible for the ongoing management, operations and public relations of the Chicago office in accordance with the strategy, policies and programs of the CEO and President. Oversaw budgets, forecasts and long range planning. Managed the performance of approximately 25 brokers. Reviewed, advised and negotiated legal documentation and other business agreements. THE MONEE GROUP, LLC Dallas, TX Legal Counsel/Member, Advisory Board 2001 - 2003 The MONEE Group offered consumers cobranded host-based, stored value, magnetic-strip prepaid MasterCard® cards, issued by First Banks. Developed cobranded debit card programs, drafted and negotiated cobranded card program agreements. MESIROW FINANCIAL, INC. Chicago, IL Vice President-Securities Brokerage 1998-1999 NASD registered Series 6, 7, 65 and 31 and licensed health and life insurance agent. Delivered professional investment services to customers. Reviewed and recommended investment and insurance products including stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds and insurance. DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. Riverwoods, IL Vice President-Business Development 1997 – 1998 Responsible for establishing affinity and cobranded credit card programs on behalf of Discover Financial Services including developing strategic plans for business development, identifying and developing business partners, developing, drafting and negotiating program offers, developing and nurturing industry contacts, making product presentations, managing portfolio goals, assessing sponsorship opportunities, managing supporting resources and implementing programs. KESSLER FINANCIAL SERVICES Boston, MA Assistant Vice President 1989-1996 Established affinity and cobranded credit card programs on behalf of MBNA America Bank. Made product presentations to association and corporation management, negotiated agreements and initiated card marketing programs. Recruited, selected, trained and evaluated account executives. Managed, motivated and directed sales force in the sale of our major market programs. Forecasted monthly, quarterly and yearly sales goals. Coordinated sales effort with MBNA America Bank. Education Suffolk University Law School Boston, MA Juris Doctor, May 1996 State University of New York Stony Brook, NY Bachelor of Arts, December 1986 Gould Academy Bethel, ME High School, May 1981 Professional Licenses and Affiliations NASD registered Series 6, 7, 65 and 31. Admitted to Illinois Bar in 1997 Member of Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and DuPage County Bar Association. Handler, Thayer & Duggan, LLC Chicago, IL Of Counsel A law firm providing services to affluent individuals, family offices and privately held companies.