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J. Joseph Ricketts is the founder, former CEO and former chairman of TD Ameritrade, the largest online discount brokerage in the world, based in Omaha, Nebraska.

Born and raised in Omaha, Ricketts obtained a bachelor's degree from Creighton University.

In 2007, Ricketts and his family ranked #161, according to Forbes Magazine, of the 400 wealthiest Americans, with a net worth of $2.6 billion.

Chicago Cubs purchase

On October 27, 2009, Ricketts and his family became the new owners of the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team.[1] Major League Baseball requires one individual to be designated the "lead representative" of an ownership group, in this case Thomas S. Ricketts will be the the lead owner representative.

References

  1. ^ Chicago Tribune article [1]

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