Mr. Rhoda is the President of CSL and specializes in providing market and financial advisory services to the sports industry. Over the past 31 years, Mr. Rhoda has consulted on over 1,000 sports and entertainment projects for minor league, professional, collegiate, high school and amateur organizations. Mr. Rhoda’s experience has included a variety of project types ranging from major league sports projects to international projects. Throughout his career, Mr. Rhoda has worked with representatives from government entities, sports commissions, facility authorities, sports teams, development groups and management companies. He has provided analysis for clients ranging from the City of Los Angeles to large equity firms looking to expand into facility development.
The depth and breadth of Mr. Rhoda’s experience includes facilities such as arenas, stadiums, sports complexes, motor speedways, amphitheaters, convention centers, conference centers and other similar facilities. Mr. Rhoda’s clients have included numerous municipalities, sports authorities, universities, professional and minor league sports teams, private investment groups and others. Mr. Rhoda has served as a speaker at a number of industry forums on topics such as maximizing revenues, the facility development process, impacts associated with franchises and facilities and the feasibility of projects. Prior to joining CSL, Mr. Rhoda was a Manager in the sports consulting practice at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).