Jack Ahern is a graduate of The University of Notre Dame and The University of Chicago where he obtained a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, a J.D. and a graduate degree from the School of Business. Mr. Ahern has also been a member of the Employment Committee of the Chicago Chamber of Commerce and the National Alliance of Businessmen and has extensive experience working with the Illinois General Assembly and HUD. In the past thirty years Mr. Ahern has practiced real estate law and served as a consultant for insurance regulations, the financing and construction of real estate developments and small businesses, and in assisting on mortgage financing and tax credit issues. Mr. Ahern currently serves as counsel to THE MULLER FIRM, LTD. in matters related to real estate, mortgage and financial issues, specializing in the structure of work-outs through difficult financial periods.