John McGinn is the Chair of the NPR Foundation Board of Trustees and also serves on the boards of New York Public Radio (where he co-chairs the development committee), Radio Diaries, and the American Friends of Covent Garden (where he chairs the nominating committee).
During his career in the private sector, McGinn held several leadership roles in consumer lending and risk management. These roles included being the head of Citigroup's Global Consumer Risk Aggregation unit, Chief Risk Officer for Citi's Student Loan Corporation and chief of staff for the Chief Risk Officers of both the Global Consumer Group and the Latin American Consumer Bank. Prior to his time at Citigroup, McGinn worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
McGinn has a B.A. in economics and an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance, both from the University of Chicago. He has remained an active alumnus, previously serving as President of the Alumni Board of Governors and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Joint Task Force on Alumni Relations. McGinn was recently awarded the Alumni Service Medal by the University of Chicago, an honor reserved for extraordinary lifetime service.
McGinn currently lives in New York City with his husband Cary and their two children.