Ronald P. Duplack graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bradley University, 1976 (Summa Cum Laude), where he received the Denzil Austin Award, Economics. Ron obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago, 1979; he was a member of the Law Review during 1978-1979. Ron’s practice of law concentrated in the following areas: representation of private and public corporations in all aspects of corporate law, including, but not limited to, securities, tax, business and estate/succession planning, executive compensation and employee benefits. He has represented parties before Federal and State tax authorities, the Securities and Exchange Commission and FINRA/NASD. Ron serves on various corporate and not-for-profit boards: President, Board Member (since 1997), North River Commission, a coalition of 100+ community organizations engaged in economic and community development on the Northwest side of Chicago. Since 1998, Ron has been a member of the board of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, a national organization dedicated to facilitation of the preservation of remaining structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Ron has served as President, Vice-President Preservation Services, and Treasurer. President (since 1997), Mayfair Civic Association, representing the community within the boundaries of Lawrence, Montrose, Elston and Cicero Avenues in Chicago. Ron also serves as Secretary and/or Board Member of numerous private corporations located primarily in the metropolitan Chicago area. Ron is a member of the Illinois and American Bar Associations. Ron lives on the Northwest side of Chicago with his wife, Tannys L. Langdon, AIA, and their daughter, Pilar.