Alex Sugarman

Executive Vice President, Business Operations, Chief Strategy Officer
Chicago Cubs

Alex has been with the Cubs since January 2010 and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Chief Strategy Officer in January of 2018. In his current role, Alex oversees all ballpark operations for the organization, including event operations, facility management, and safety & security operations. Additionally, Alex is responsible for the organization’s strategic planning and corporate development functions.

Alex joined the Cubs as vice president of business development and was promoted to senior vice president, strategy and development in January 2013. He was named senior vice president, strategy and ballpark operations in June of 2015.  He joined the organization following four years with Galatioto Sports Partners, LLC. While at Galatioto Sports Partners, LLC, he served as an advisor to the Ricketts Family in the acquisition of a controlling interest in the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field and 25 percent of Comcast SportsNet Chicago. He also completed multiple other financial advisory engagements and lending transactions in the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB. Prior to his time at GSP, Alex was a financial analyst for the National Hockey League from 2003-04.

Alex graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science in 2002 and earned his M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School in 2006. Alex and his wife, Eileen, have two children - Aidan and Anna.


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