Patrick Gaughan ’83
Patrick is owner and president of Arro Corporation. In 1995, Patrick founded Arro to acquire a small company in the bulk ingredients industry. Since that time Arro has grown to over 500 employees. Arro’s primary line of business is contract manufacturing of retail food products specializing in bake mixes, powdered beverages, ingredients and cereals/trail mix/nuts. Prior to founding Arro, Patrick spent eight years in the banking industry with LaSalle National and Boulevard Bank.
After graduating from Saint Patrick in 1983, Patrick attended Indiana University as an Evans Scholar where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Finance. He went on to receive his MBA from Loyola University in Chicago.
Patrick remains active in the Evans Scholar program as a director of the Western Golf Association. He and his wife, Lisa, reside in Elmhurst and have four sons.