Brian Dunn


Brian Dunn has consulted with the financial services industry for over 30 years and has run and grown many businesses. Brian is engaged in various activities, including teaching at Cornell University’s Johnson College of Business and the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He serves on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies and continues to consult select clients and serve as an expert witness.

He served as CEO of Aon Hewitt’s global Performance, Rewards & Talent (PRT) business—a $500 million company with over 3,000 employees based in North America, Europe, and the Middle East and previously served as CEO and Chairman of McLagan, a consulting firm specializing in pay and performance in the financial services industry. Under Brian’s leadership, McLagan’s revenues quadrupled through product, client and geographic expansion throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Brian received a BS degree summa cum laude from the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in 1977 and an MBA with highest honors from the Cornell University Graduate School of Management in 1981. Brian and his wife Kathy split their time between homes in Hampton Bays, Tuckahoe, and Ithaca, NY. He is a long-time Yankees fan.

A member of Lou Gehrig’s Fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, Brian has served in roles including Phi Delta Theta Foundation Trustee (2015-2023), Leadership Consultant (1977-79), Community Service Day Chairman (1982-84), and as a member of the EVP Search Committee in 1989. He was also President of the New York Alpha Housing Corporation from 1979 to 1988. As the first Community Services Day Chairman, he inaugurated a relationship with the ALS Foundation. He became an Iron Phi by cycling 100 miles and raising over $10,000.

Brian began as a Live Like Lou Trustee in 2024 and served as an Iron Phi Foundation Trustee in 2023.

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