Education: B.B.A. in Finance, University of North Texas
Mr. Lenhardt specializes in providing market and financial advisory services to the sports industry. A 20+ year industry veteran, Mr. Lenhardt brings experience on over 400 sports and entertainment projects while providing a focused, individualized consulting approach to each client.
Mr. Lenhardt has broad-based industry expertise including, but not limited to providing the following services: marketing studies, feasibility studies, premium seating studies, financial projections, economic and fiscal impact studies, evaluation of project funding alternatives, operational assessments, fan experience research, customer satisfaction research, team/facility valuation analysis and other services.
The depth and breadth of Mr. Lenhardt’s experience includes facilities such as stadiums, arenas, ballparks, sports complexes, motor speedways, amphitheaters, convention centers, conference centers and other similar facilities. Mr. Lenhardt’s clients have included numerous universities, municipalities, professional and minor league sports teams, facility management companies, sports authorities, private investment groups and others.
Mr. Lenhardt has served as a speaker at a number of industry forums on topics such as maximizing revenues, premium-seating demand and sports facility trends including conferences for the National Association of College Directors of Athletics and the Association of Luxury Suite Directors. Mr. Lenhardt’s work has been quoted in publications such as Forbes Magazine and Stadia Magazine.
Prior to joining CSL, Mr. Lenhardt was a Senior Consultant in the sports consulting practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).