Accomplishments

  • Founder and CEO of ICON Venue Group and its parent company, Romani Group, Inc.
  • 26+ years as a Facility Development Executive with a portfolio of more than $6 billion
  • Developed Sports, Entertainment and Public Assembly projects spanning each of the major American professional sports leagues and International leagues
  • Lead Executive for numerous public authorities and private sports franchises responsible for venue projects throughout the US and Europe:
    • Executive Director of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority (Comiskey Park – Chicago, Illinois)
    • President of Ascent Arena Company (Pepsi Center – Denver, Colorado)
    • Executive Director of the Metropolitan Football Stadium District (Sports Authority Field at Mile High – Denver, Colorado)
    • Vice Chancellor of Planning and Development for the University of Colorado (Anschutz Medical Campus – Aurora, Colorado)

Education

  • MBA from California State University
  • BS, University of Illinois