James Ganley Elected to Minnesota Public Radio Board of Trustees

Mar 2, 2023

ST PAUL, March 2, 2023—Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) has announced that James Ganley, managing principal and member of the Investment Committee for AB CarVal, has been elected to its board of trustees.  

"I am thrilled to be joining the MPR board and contributing to an organization that goes far beyond delivering great music and news programming," said Ganley. "MPR's commitment to building community and fostering engagement among its listeners is truly remarkable. The Current and Your Classical are the force behind our thriving music scene, while MPR News’ fact-based, world-class reporting is critical in shaping our understanding of current events. MPR's services are essential for an informed public, and it is an honor to be part of such a vital organization.” 

Ganley is at the forefront of AB CarVal’s investment strategy and management, as well as distressed corporate credit investments in the U.S. and Europe. In addition, he leads risk and portfolio management across AB CarVal’s credit funds and investments globally. Prior to joining AB CarVal, Ganley served as a managing director for the Special Situations Group at Goldman Sachs in Europe where his primary focus was on corporate credit investments including distressed credit, high-yield credit, event-driven investing and liquidations. 

"I am excited to welcome James Ganley to the MPR board," said Jean Taylor, CEO of MPR and American Public Media Group. “His extensive knowledge and experience in finance investment strategy, coupled with his global experience working with organizations during times of transformation will be extremely valuable to our organization. James’ is a long-standing member of MPR and brings an incredible passion for our mission to serve our audiences with programming that informs, includes, and inspires.” 

Ganley received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and his B.S. in finance and accountancy from Villanova University. He moved to Minnesota with his wife and three children in 2009, after living in London for twelve years. 

For more information about MPR and its board of trustees, visit www.mpr.org 


About Minnesota Public Radio 
Minnesota Public Radio® (MPR®) operates a 46-station radio network serving almost all of Minnesota and parts of surrounding states for more than 50 years. MPR reaches nearly 1 million weekly listeners. MPR and its three regional services—MPR News, YourClassical MPR and The Current®—produce programming for radio, digital and live audiences. Programs produced by MPR’s national programming division, American Public Media® (APM), reaches over 17 million listeners with nearly 1,000 public radio stations and over 400 commercial stations nationwide each week. APM is one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio programming in the world.