Thomas Stuart Ricketts was born May 23, 1963, in Omaha, Nebraska in the United States of America. Thomas happens to be the current chairman of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. He was introduced as the chairman of the team on October 31, 2009.
Thomas has four other Siblings who are all quite popular. His brother, J. Peter Ricketts, is the 40th and current Governor of Nebraska. His younger sister, Laura Ricketts, is also a former corporate lawyer and a board member of the Housing Opportunities for Women organization. His brother, Todd Ricketts is a board member of T.D. Ameritrade, a company founded by their father and also an entrepreneur and finance chair of the Republican National Committee.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Chicago and he holds a bachelor’s degree from the University. He graduated in1988 and returned later to earn his master’s degree in Business Administration in 1993. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Incapital LLC. Thomas used to work in his father’s company early in life where he gave customers stock quotes over the phone. This was his first work experience with the company before being invited to join as a director later in life.
Is Thomas S. Ricketts Married?
Yes. Thomas is a married man. He and his wife Cecelia have five children.