Press Release

RJO CEO Accepts ALS ICE Bucket Challenge

Chicago, August 27, 2014

RJO Chairman & CEO Gerald Corcoran, who recently was named Chairman of FIA, was proud to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 26 in honor of his friend Sandy Carrigan, who passed away from ALS last year. He accepted the challenge from FIA President Walt Lukken, and then extended his challenge to members of the younger generation. From the futures industry, this included L.J. O’Brien, a fourth generation member of the O’Brien family, and Steve Georgy of Allendale, a 25-year client of RJO. He also reached out to the hip hop industry, challenging Chance the Rapper and his manager, Patrick Corcoran, Gerry’s son. He announced that RJO would be making a generous donation to the ALS Association.