William Rockwell "Rocky" Wirtz (born October 5, 1952)

William Rockwell "Rocky" Wirtz (born October 5, 1952) is the principal owner and chairman of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks.

He is also president of the Blackhawks' parent company, the Wirtz Corporation, a diversified conglomerate headquartered in Chicago.

Wirtz graduated from North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois in 1971.

In 1975, he graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Communications.

Wirtz oversees Wirtz Corporation's commercial and residential real  estate companies, wine and spirits distributor, formerly Wirtz Beverage  Group, now Breakthru Beverage Group, an insurance company, and banks in Illinois and Florida.

Wirtz is also half-owner of the Blackhawks' home arena, the United Center, along with Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf.

He and Reinsdorf are co-chairmen of the arena's Executive Committee.