Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.
Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. is president and CEO of The Politico and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation.  Beginning in 1985, Ryan served under President Ronald Reagan in "the White House Office of Private Sector Initiatives as well as serving as Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling". 
A November 1987 press release for Ryan continues that he "began serving at the White House in February 1982 as Deputy Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling. In February 1983 he was appointed Special Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling. Mr. Ryan was previously an attorney with the Los Angeles law firm of Hill, Farrer and Burrill. While engaged in his practice, he published several articles on various aspects of the law.
"Mr. Ryan graduated from the University of Southern California (B.A., 1977) and the University of Southern California Law Center (J.D., 1980)." 
- Frederick Ryan Jr., NNDB.com.
- Glenn Greenwald, Opinion: "Who funds and runs the Politico?" (with updates), Salon, May 4, 2007.