Alex SugarmanExecutive Vice President
Alex Sugarman is our Executive Vice President and Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Chief Strategy Officer of the Cubs. Mr. Sugarman is responsible for managing the overall strategic roadmap for the Cubs and has led many of the value growth opportunities for the organization including the financing of the Wrigley Field restoration, the acquisition of the rooftop properties, multiple ticketing, concession and radio broadcast rights contract negotiations and the formation of Marquee Sports Network. Between 2015 and 2020, Mr. Sugarman also oversaw all ballpark operations for the organization, which includes event operations, facility management and security and safety operations. He sits on the governance committee that manages Wrigley Field’s food service and retail operations and he serves as an Observer on the board of managers of Marquee Sports Network. In addition, Mr. Sugarman helps manage the Ricketts family real estate development company, Marquee Development. Since 2011, Mr. Sugarman has been centrally involved in the entire Gallagher Way development process including land acquisition, entitlements, design, financing, partner negotiations (specifically, with Starwood Hotel and Resorts) and operational plan development and execution. Prior to joining the Cubs, Mr. Sugarman served as an associate with Galatioto Sports Partners (“GSP”).