The Ricketts Center in Analytics and Data Science


The Ricketts Center in Analytics and Data Science provides leadership in business Analytics education and build bridges with the business community.
The main goals of the Center are:

  • to promote Analytics and Data Science educational programs at Creighton University
  • to form alliances with business organizations to enhance educational experiences of students
  • to provide support to faculty in Analytics and Data Science

The Center was established thanks to a generous gift from Creighton alumnus Joe Ricketts. Ricketts, who earned a B.A. in Economics in 1968, spend more than 35 years building and running TD Ameritrade, one of the largest online brokerage and a leader in securities trading and clearing – headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Ricketts Center hosts speakers, organizes events, and conducts workshops in support of Analytics and Data Science education.

Tina Grow, Union Pacific
Carol Rosenow, CenturyLink
George Rosenow, First Vice-President Strategic Technical Development, Mutual of Omaha Companies
Henry Vargas, CenturyLink
Tom Wharton, President & CEP iSecureTrac, Inc.