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Westside grad nominated US Deputy Commerce Secretary

President Elect Donald Trump has nominated Westside High graduate Todd Ricketts to be America’s next Deputy Commerce Secretary.

Photo courtesy the Associated Press

Photo courtesy the Associated Press

The President Elect’s team made the announcement Wednesday morning, naming Ricketts, a 1987 graduate of Westside High School. ¬†Ricketts is a successful businesman and part-owner of the Chicago Cubs, along with brother, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, inducted into the Westside Hall of Fame earlier this month.

The Chicago Tribune wrote this morning: ¬†“Todd Ricketts was an at-large delegate for Trump in the Illinois delegation to the Republican National Convention in July and took part in Chicago and suburban fundraisers for his presidential candidacy. He is a board member of TD Ameritrade and a business investor and consultant.”

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