Sample facility management/event bidding/major projects
College Football Hall of Fame and Galbreath Field
Served as general manager of the hall of fame and its
10,000-seat stadium. Bid upon and presented three years of high school football and soccer playoff
games. Developed relationship with NCAA and obtained 1983 and 1984 NCAA Division III National
Football Championships (Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl).
Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum (now U.S. Bank Arena)
President of this privately owned 17,000-seat
arena. In addition to a full schedule of college basketball, concerts and family shows, we bid upon,
developed and presented the 1987 World Figure Skating Championships and the 1987 Midwest Regional
Championships (NCAA Division I).
Greater Cincinnati Sports & Events Commission
Nine years as executive director (1989-1998). Bid on
and developed more than forty events that produced $45 million in direct visitor spending. Events
included a wide range of AAU National Championships, professional figure skating, the 1992 NCAA
Southeast Region 1st and 2nd rounds, 1996 NCAA Hockey Championship, and 1997 Women’s Final Four.
Part of the management team and responsible for marketing facility for non-Reds, non-
Paul Brown Stadium
Developed and implemented a successful personal seat license campaign which
raised $26 million… $5 million more than the minimum required, in support of the team with poorest
on-field record at the time in the NFL.
Conducted market analysis that led to construction. Sold personal seat licenses and
developed luxury suite campaign.
Created the seat license and luxury seating program and conducted the campaign.