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MARK T. MONAHAN, M.D.President & Founding Board Member

Years Played: 1992-1995

BS Bachelor of Science 1996

MD University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 2000

Upon graduating from Arcola (IL) High School, Mark decided to follow in the footsteps of his Grandfather (Tom, '31), Father (Tim '61), and older brother (Tom, '87) and play football for the Irish as a walk on athlete for Coach Lou Holtz. After earning a scholarship his junior year, it was followed with honorable mention Academic All American as a defensive back and the Knute Rockne Award winner his senior year.

Following graduation, he attended the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of medicine and earned his medical degree in 2000 and then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospitals in 2003. Upon completion of his residency, he decided to return to South Bend and help start up the new Trauma Center at Memorial Hospital in 2003 and continues to work at this facility and multiple other Emergency Centers throughout the Midwest stabilizing acute medical situations and providing care to underserved populations. He lives in Chicago with his wife and five children (three boys and two girls).

BRIAN BAKERSecretary, Treasurer & Founding Board Memberbbaker23@aol.com

Years Played: 1992 - 1994

B.B.A., Accountancy, University of Notre Dame

J.D., Indiana University School of Law

FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63

Brian graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana and walked on to the football team during his freshman year at Notre Dame. He appeared in games for Coach Lou Holtz's 1992, 1993 and 1994 teams, earning a Monogram following his senior season. He graduated with a degree in Accountancy in May of 1995.

After college, Brian joined the "Big Six" accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche, before attending Indiana University School of Law. Following law school graduation, he practiced with the Indianapolis law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP, specializing in corporate transactions, securities and tax law. In 2004, Brian joined the investment banking firm of City Securities Corporation as Vice President of Corporate Finance. In 2016, Brian was named a Partner with the middle-market investment banking firm, Quarton International.

Brian lives with his wife and five children (daughter, twin daughters and twin sons) in Indianapolis.

DERRICK MAYESFounding Board Member

With a keen belief in the power of charity and volunteer work Derrick is committed to changing the world. There really couldn’t be a more dedicated Board Chairman, and we’re so happy to have Derrick as part of the Lou's Lads Foundation team.

RANDY KINDERBoard Memberrkinder1@gmail.com

Years Played: 1993 - 1996

B.A., American Studies, University of Notre Dame M.B.A. Robert H. Smith School, University of Maryland FINRA Series 7 and 63

Randy came out of East Lansing High School (MI) as a tailback with consensus All American recognition and accepted a scholarship to the University of Notre Dame. He played four years for College Football Hall of fame Coach Lou Holtz and had the great fortune to play as a freshman on the 1993 team that finished consensus #2 in the country (Pre-BCS). He went on to lead the team in rushing in the 1994 and 1995 seasons. Randy remains a top ten Notre Dame career rusher with 2,295 yards. As a track athlete Randy set the Notre Dame’s still standing Indoor record with a 21.1 second 200 meter dash and received Track All America honors in 1994. He graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in American Studies.

After college, Randy had a brief NFL career with the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles. Randy had the opportunity to play for legendary coaches Mike Holmgren, Fritz Shurmur and Ray Rhodes and played with former Notre Dame teammates Derrick Mayes, Aaron Taylor and Bobby Taylor as well as Hall of Famer Reggie White and future Hall of Famer Brett Favre. In recognition of his Special Teams play he was named to The Sporting News’ All Rookie Team in 1997.

Randy lives with his wife and daughter in Washington, DC where he is a Senior Vice President with the AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation.

TOM GALLOWAYBoard MemberTGalloway54@gmail.com

Years Played: 1983 - 1987

B.B.A. Accountancy, University of Notre Dame

M.S. Financial Management, Johns Hopkins University

FINRA Series 7 and 63

Currently a Vice President in National Accounts at Legg Mason, Tom manages several large broker dealer relationships for the asset manager based in Baltimore. He has held various positions in the area of financial services since his BBA in Accounting from Notre Dame, including Price Waterhouse, Alex. Brown & Sons, Wells Fargo, Stifel Nicolaus, and for the past three years, at Legg Mason. Tom and his wife Colleen are proud parents of three children - Ben (ND '13), Brendan (ND '17, NROTC) and their daughter Kacie (Trine University '21). Tom earned his Masters of Science degree in Financial Management from Johns Hopkins University. He served as a Board Member of the Notre Dame Monogram Club for nine years, instrumental in the formation of many programs, including the Monogram Club Network (MCN). The MCN provides current and former student athletes a formalized process of accessing the many resources of the Monogram Club for career counseling, resume prep, and interviewing skills. Tom has presented to the Investment Club at Notre Dame and to the graduate students at the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University. Tom and Colleen have also run the University's Summer Service Project in Baltimore for the past 25 years. Tom has or is currently serving on several boards, including Loyola Blakefield, Stella Maris Nursing and Assisted Living Centers, and the Lou's Lads Foundation. Tom is a registered representative with both his Series 7 and 63 licenses.


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