In 2015, this Republican Party politician took office as fortieth Governor of Nebraska. He gained both his bachelor’s level and his MBA in the School of Chicago. During his 2014 gubernatorial advertising campaign, he was endorsed by both one-time Nebraska Governor Kay Orr and previous Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential applicant Sarah Palin. He and his wife Susanne became parents to a kid called Roscoe and daughters called Eleanor and Margot. His dad, J. Joseph Ricketts, founded Ameritrade and possessed the Chicago Cubs. Early in his politics career, Ricketts dropped a Nebraska competition for america Senate to Democratic Party politician Ben Nelson.