Carl Rice

Wrigley Field Restoration and Expansion

Carl took over the position of vice president, Wrigley Field restoration and expansion in July 2015 after serving as the vice president of ballpark operations since February 2011. Prior to this role, he served as senior director of facility management and information technology. Carl is in his 38th season with the organization and his 32 as a full-time member of the team. He directs the organization’s efforts to preserve Wrigley Field as part of the 1060 Project. As of Opening Day 2019, the 1060 Project will have finished the fifth and final year of the project. The project team has constructed the Budweiser Bleachers, Video Boards, the Home Clubhouse, Visitor Clubhouse, The American Airlines 1914 Club, Maker’s Mark Barrel Room, W Club, Catalina Club and numerous fan experience improvements. Carl is the primary individual responsible for booking and executing full scale concerts at Wrigley Field having hosted over 50 concerts dates since 2005. In addition, Carl oversaw operations related to the 2009 NHL Winter Classic played at Wrigley Field, the 2010 Wrigleyville Classic (the first football game played at Wrigley Field since 1970) and the 2012 Friendly in the Confines Soccer game. Carl resides in Park Ridge.


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