Pete (Pete) Ricketts (R)

US Senator Pete Ricketts

Pete (Pete) Ricketts (R)
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Capitol: 202.224.4224
FAX: 202.228.0436
District: 402.550.8040
Room 139 RSOB- Russell Senate Office Building 2 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510-2710
1248 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Residence:Omaha, NE

Committee Assignments


Senator Ricketts graduated from Westside High School before attending the University of Chicago where he earned his bachelor's degree in biology and an MBA in Marketing and Finance. After graduate school, Senator Ricketts returned to Omaha and worked for Union Pacific before working as a customer services representative in his family's business, a company that would eventually become known as Ameritrade. He went on to hold leadership roles in the company including Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Senior Vice President of Product Development, Senior Vice President of Marketing, President, and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to his election as governor, he worked to support Nebraska entrepreneurs and startup companies. Senator Ricketts is the founder of Drakon, LLC which supports local entrepreneurs and startup companies. He is also a past board member of TD Ameritrade's Board of Directors and the Chicago Cubs baseball team.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 01/23/2023    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Susanne Shore   DOB: 8/19/1964