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Tom Stillman

Born:1952Status: Owner (St. Louis Blues)
Hometown:Minneapolis, MN, USAKnown For:Chairman of St. Louis Blues

Tom Stillman (born in 1952) is a former lawyer who worked with the U.S. Department of Commerce where he was Chief Counsel for Export Administration. Prior to that, he worked at the New York law firm Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood.

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St. Louis Blues Chairman and Governor Tom Stillman (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

Stillman is currently the chairman and CEO of Summit Distributing, a St. Louis-based beer distributor. He’s also on the boards of Blues for Kids, Commerce Bank, St. Louis Region, the St. Louis Sports Commission, and the Logos School.

Blues Under Ownership

Stillman became a minority owner in the Blues in 2007. From then until June 2019, his all-local ownership group slowly began taking over more and more of the team, until he reached 100 percent. He became the majority owner in 2012. The team is worth $510 million (2020).

Since he became the majority owner, have made the playoffs in all but one season, collecting one division title and winning the franchise’s first Stanley Cup in 2019.

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