Marty Whalen served as CEO of Martin Whalen Office Solutions, a third-generation, family owned business providing office machines and document technology to businesses in Illinois since 1936. He has served on numerous boards including HomeStar Bank and Financial Services, Riverside Hospital, the Kankakee Community Foundation, and the United Way of Kankakee County. Since 2016, Mr. Whalen has been an adjunct professor of business with the Moreau College Initiative, which offers credit-bearing college courses that lead to A.A. and B.A. degrees at Westville Correctional Facility in LaPorte, Indiana. Mr. Whalen earned his M.B.A from Olivet Nazarene University and his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame.