Class of 2017
Tom Ricketts

Tom Ricketts is the Executive Chairman of the Chicago Cubs and longtime fan of the team. In 2009, he led his family’s acquisition of the team from the Tribune Company. Under his leadership, the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series and were named by Baseball America as the 2016 Organization of the Year. Tom is on the Executive Council of Major League Baseball and is the Chairman of Incapital LLC, an investment bank. He serves on several boards including Meijer, Inc., NorthShore University HealthSystem, Choose Chicago, and the Field Museum. Tom holds a B.A. in Economics and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

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