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Official biography for Todd Ricketts

Todd M. Ricketts

Todd Ricketts is an experienced businessman and investor with a deep commitment to policies that promote economic opportunity and entrepreneurism. In February 2018, Todd was appointed the National Finance Chairman of the Republican National Committee.

As a member of the Boards of Directors for TD Ameritrade Holdings (AMTD) and the Chicago Cubs, a small business owner, and a successful early stage investor, Todd has worked across the United States business ecosystem. That perspective, coupled with his past service as Chief Executive Officer for Ending Spending, a national advocacy group focused on finding solutions to the nation’s fiscal crisis, has provided Todd with a practical view about how to create economic opportunity through business development. Earlier in his career, Todd worked in the securities industry at Knight Securities, Incapital, and Ameritrade.

Todd serves as Vice Chairman of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, and sits on the board of Opportunity Education Foundation. He is a Regent at Loyola University Chicago. He is also active with the Churchill Centre. 

Todd is a 1993 graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a degree in Economics. Todd and his family reside in Wilmette, IL.