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Accomplishments

  • Senior Director at CAA ICON Strategic Advisory
    • Has been with the firm (formerly Barrett Sports Group) for over 16 years
    • Leads the firm's Scottsdale, Arizona office
  • Significant experience in the planning, financing, developing, and operating sports and entertainment facilities
  • Comprehensive understanding of the operations of major league, minor league, and collegiate teams
  • Extensive experience in the following areas, including but not limited to: market demand analysis; financial feasibility analysis; cash flow model development; financing/funding analysis; economic and fiscal impact analysis; franchise valuation analysis; stadium and arena valuation analysis; transaction due diligence; stadium and arena lease evaluation; general advisory/strategic support; and litigation support     
  • Directly involved in a number of high profile consulting engagements related to stadium/arenas and teams in MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, MiLB, minor league soccer, and collegiate sports. Recent projects include, but are not limited to:
    • NFL Raiders relocation analysis
    • Potential MLS expansion opportunities
    • Market and financial feasibility study for a new MLB stadium
    • Market and financial feasibility study for new collegiate football stadium
    • Franchise valuation for NBA team, NHL team, and six MLS teams
    • NBA team/arena lease analysis
    • Inter Milan business plan review/debt refinancing
    • Review of Riot Games North America League of Legends franchise applications

Education

  • BA in Political Science with a specialization in Business Administration (emphasis accounting), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • MBA (emphasis finance), Arizona State University (ASU)