Joe Ricketts

Joe Ricketts
Executive Producer

Joe Ricketts The American Film Company’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Joe Ricketts founded the company to produce engaging, historically accurate films from America’s storied past . Inspired by the power of film to engage, Ricketts created TAFC with the vision that films can entertain while changing the way audiences view our collective past. An entrepreneur at heart, Ricketts founded Ameritrade, the revolutionary online brokerage firm. Ricketts has now turned his focus to wide ranging businesses and charitable endeavors, including his family's purchase of the Chicago Cubs, a digital local news service (, the world's largest bison retailer (, the premier Wyoming ranch destination (, and a charitable education foundation (

Filmography Joe Ricketts

The Conspirator by Robert Redford - 2010