While the pandemic has caused a significant economic downturn and corporate uncertainty, shelter-in-place orders and working from home have also resulted in a robust residential real estate market. Our discussion, with Jack Ryan, CEO and Co-Founder of REX, the digital alternative to the residential real estate agent, will focus on dealing with challenges in running and growing a business in the midst of the pandemic. We will also address questions from the audience.
Prior to launching REX in 2015, Jack Illinois’ third largest media company. The Company has received over 100 awards for excellence in journalism, 50 at the national level. In September 2008, Jack Ryan received “Entrepreneur of the Year: Early Stage Company” award from Business Ledger Magazine.
Prior to launching 22nd Century Media, Jack taught English literature, U.S. History, Introduction to Law, and College Entrance Exam Preparation at Hales Franciscan, a private parochial High School on the South Side of Chicago with 100% African American student population, with most student recipients of federal assistance. 100% of seniors were accepted to college each year of Mr. Ryan’s tenure.
Prior to becoming a teacher, Jack was a partner at Goldman Sachs & Co., responsible for developing new relationships, managing major existing relationships, identifying new business opportunities in the Midwest, as well as managing the Midwest banking team. He has served on the boards of directors of many private and public companies.
Jack holds a B.A., summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a J.D., with Honors from Harvard Law School. He has been a guest on Fox News, Maria Bartiromo show, CNBC Business, and many other radio, television and print publications.
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