Pat and Lindy Salvi of Chicago, IL purchased a 100% stake in the North Shore Navigators in February 2012.
A lifetime baseball aficionado, Mr. Salvi decided it was time to enter the world of minor league baseball and purchased his first team, the Gary SouthShore RailCats, in 2008. After finding much success with the RailCats, including reaching the playoffs in each of his first three seasons, Mr. Salvi expanded his enterprise to include a 100% interest in both the Schaumburg Boomers (Frontier League) and the North Shore Navigators (Futures Collegiate Baseball League), as well as a minority interest in the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks (Futures Collegiate Baseball League). Under Mr. Salvi’s leadership and direction, the mission of Salvi Sports is to combine family, fun, and baseball to provide an exceptional level of fun, affordable family entertainment in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere.
For over 30 years, Pat Salvi has been the majority share holder and managing partner of the prominent Chicago personal injury law firm, Salvi Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. He attended Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota where he received his Bachelor's degree, and then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame. He has published numerous articles in law journals, lectured at legal seminars, taught classes at universities such as Northwestern, Harvard and Notre Dame. He currently teaches as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame Law School.
Mr. Salvi is one of the most prominent attorneys in the country, consistently recognized with “Best Lawyers in America”, “Illinois Super Lawyer”, and “The Leading American Attorneys of Illinois." He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Saint Mary’s University and is the Law School Advisory Council Chairman at the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Salvi also serves as the Director of the RailCats as its representative with the American Association of Independent Baseball.
Lindy Salvi graduated from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend with a nursing degree, meeting Pat while at school. Along with raising their five sons, Lindy became an active community volunteer. She has been involved as a member, committee chairperson, board member and chairperson with School of Saint Mary of Lake Forest, Junior League of Evanston-Northshore, Carmel Catholic High School, Misericordia Heart of Mercy Homes and St. Patrick’s Church in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Pat and Lindy reside in Chicago and Naples, Florida. They have five sons, Patrick, David, Brian, Christopher, and William. The entire family are huge Navigators fans!