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Pat McCaskey

Vice President and Board Member — Chicago Bears Football Club

Originally from Evanston, Ill., Pat McCaskey is a Board Member and Vice President for the Chicago Bears Football Club.

A contributing editor to the literary magazines at Loyola University in Chicago and Indiana University, Pat started working for the Chicago Bears in 1974. Encouraged by his grandfather, George Halas, he attended DePaul University at night during the off-seasons and earned a master’s degree.

Pat is the Chairman of Sports Faith International which recognizes people who are successful in sports while leading exemplary lives. Sports Faith has a radio station, WSFI, 88.5 FM, which broadcasts in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.

Pat is the author of six books: Bear with Me: A Family History of George Halas and the Chicago Bears; Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout; Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships; Sports and Faith: More Stories of the Devoted and the Devout; Pilgrimage; and Worthwhile Struggle.

Pat and his wife, Gretchen, have three sons: Ed, Tom, and Jim; two daughters-in-law: Elizabeth and Emily; two granddaughters: Grace and Charlotte; and one grandson, Pat.

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