Carl S. HirshManaging Partner
Carl S. Hirsh is Managing Partner of Stafford Sports, LLC, one of the nation’s leading advisory firms for the development, planning and operations of sports and entertainment facilities and properties. For more than 35 years, Hirsh has served both the private and the public sectors.
At Stafford Sports, Hirsh is currently responsible for all phases of development for a variety of high profile facility projects including:
- Iowa River Landing Fieldhouse (Amateur and Scholastic Sports, Sports Tourism)
- Iowa River Landing Arena (University of Iowa)
- University of Texas New Arena
- Seattle New NHL/NBA Arena
Hirsh has led all aspects of the facility development process including financing strategies, business plans, operational planning and design, project budget oversight, contract negotiations, organizational and operating structures and overall project management. Under Hirsh’s guidance, the staff at Stafford Sports counsels clients in the areas of strategic planning for new multipurpose facility projects including facility operations, revenue growth initiatives and short and long-term growth strategies.