1 DOUGLAS G. LOGAN USA TRACK & FIELD, INC EMPRESARIO, LLC professional & educational timeline OGDEN CORPORATION, INC MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER, LLC LOGAN SPORTS ENTERPRISES, INC OCESA, SA ROCKFORD METROCENTRE Various positions in Construction and Land Development
2 and quite a few more.. professional background USA TRACK & FIELD, INC Indianapolis, IN Chief Executive Officer and General Secretary USA Track & Field is the National Governing Body [NGB] for all Olympic related track and field disciplines. It conducts development programs for elite athletes, selects and prepares national teams for international competition, sanctions over 5,000 road races annually and conducts over 20 championship competitions per year. USATF has over 100,000 members, nearly 3,000 club members and is represented by 57 state associations. - Reported to 15 person Board of Directors - Five direct reports included COO, CFO, Chief of Sports Performance, Chief Public Affairs Officer and General Counsel. - Led organization through a restructure of governance, reducing number of Board members from 32 to 15, major revision of the bylaws and a professionalizing of the management staff. - Undertook a comprehensive, bottom-up study of athletic development which led to the adoption of Project 30, a road map to competitive success for the 2012 Olympic Games. - Became a forceful and passionate advocate for drug-free competition. Aggressively confronted the Food Supplement Industry. - Eliminated waste and fraud in expense reimbursement and other internal administrative practices. - Increased revenues from $13M to $20M per year. - Increased gross revenues for merchandise sales almost 50% - Increased membership by 30%. Significantly improved television ratings. - Promoted the web-casting of youth track meets and road races. - Wrote a bi-weekly blog, Shin Splints, which was widely read internationally. - Appointed to International Commission on Youth Track and Field by IAAF, the international governing body EMPRESARIO, LLC New York, NY Managing Member, Empresario, LLC Vice President, Logan/Wiatrak International Chairman and CEO, Face_iT Technologies, Inc. Empresario is a single member LLC and dedicated to entertainment and sports consulting and entrepreneurial projects. The enterprise is solely owned by Douglas Logan and averaged over $300K in gross revenues over a seven year period. There are two related companies: Logan/ Wiatrak International that conducts cultural exchanges in Latin America, and Face_iT Technologies, Inc., devoted to exploiting facial animation technologies. - Produced Circo Fantastico!, a Latino tent based circus - Advisor to, and talent buyer for, RodVen, SA, concert promoters in Caracas, Venezuela. - Advised principals in the relocation of the Montreal Expos. - Assisted Levy Restaurants, Inc in their Latin American expansion. - Created a business plan for the launch of a soccer based web portal located in Madrid, Spain. - Advisor to City of San Antonio, TX on sports related matters. - Negotiated bookings for the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota, FL - Created a business plan and offering statement for the formation of a professional rugby league, the National Rugby League. - Advisor to Nederlander Worldwide in the development of small, regional theaters. - Assisted principals in the development of Fast Break, a stored value smart card used in concession stands at stadiums and arenas. Advised in implementation of system for the St. Louis Rams and at the NCAA Final Four. - Performed a feasibility study for Lakewood Ranch Sports Arena in Manatee County, FL
3 professional background (cont d) 1995 to 1999 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER, LLC New York, NY Commissioner, President and CEO MLS was formed in 1995 as one of the first single-entity sports leagues. The venture relaunched professional soccer in the US and commenced play with 10 teams in The initial investment group included John Kluge, Robert Kraft, George Soros, Lamar Hunt and Phil Anschutz. The annual budget was $90M and there were over 120 employees. - Reported to Stuart Subotnik, Chairman of the Board of Governors. - Supervised nine direct reports: Deputy Commissioner, COO, CFO, VP Marketing, General Counsel, VP Operations and three team presidents. - Restructured the governance of the league, instituting standing committees, transparency in the allocation of players and institutional goal setting. Presided over a seamless and harmonious transition from the prior management. - Orchestrated successful launch of inaugural season, averaging attendances of over 17,000 per game, highlighted by a 90,000 plus attendance at the Rose Bowl in June and 85,000 plus attendance at the All Star Game at Giants Stadium in August. The MLS Cup game in October in Boston drew over 35,000 fans in the pouring rain.. - Supervised the sale of over $120M in multiple year sponsorship commitments by Nike, adidas, Puma, Umbro, AT&T, Honda, MasterCard, PepsiCo, Anheuser-Busch and Bic. - Transformed television contracts from a time- buy to co-ventures. Negotiated five year agreements with ABC, ESPN, and Univision that more than doubled the number of national games. - Expanded the league to 12 teams in 1998, adding ownership groups in Chicago and Miami. Transactions increased the asset value of the league from $5M per team to $20M per team. - Developed a visionary Latino marketing plan, using Spanish media platforms. Conducted interviews and press conferences in two languages. Effort was initially opposed by some, but was able to achieve harmony and consensus. - Instituted league-wide, mandatory, random drug testing for all players, coaches and administrators, including the Commissioner. - Managed controversial issues with international media including criminal charges filed against athletes, the damaging performance of the US National Team in the World Cup in 1998 and the theft of $250K of league monies by a team employee in Tampa. - Recruited, trained and mentored young professionals who have gone on to jobs with greater responsibility at the NHL, USTA, NY Mets, Yahoo!, Visa International, NASCAR, SF 49ers, NBC, Mattel, WWE and the Houston Texans. - Acquired and signed important international players to play for MLS. Developed a program to sign young American players, many of whom today form the backbone of the US National Team LOGAN SPORTS ENTERPRISES, INC Sarasota, FL President and Owner LSE was a Sub-chapter S corporation that held the ownership to the San Diego Wild Cards franchise of the CBA and operated a sports and entertainment consulting practice. - Conducted a marketing study of sports venues for the City of Ottawa, Canada. - Performed an asset assessment of the Vancouver Grizzlies [NBA], Canucks [NHL] and GM Place for new owner, Craig McCaw. - Advised Maloof family in their quest for NHL expansion franchise in Phoenix, AZ. - Critiqued business plan of rock band U-2 World Tour for prospective investor. Advised principals not to invest, avoiding a $13M loss. - Senior Consultant to SMG, international Facility Management Company. Provided strategic advice OCESA, SA Mexico City, Mexico Director General [CEO] OCESA was a privately held, Mexican company 28% owned by the Ogden Corp and 72% owned by four Mexican nationals. The firm was engaged in venue management, event promotion, ticketing, concessions, sports team ownership and merchandising, and became the largest live entertainment company in Mexico. There were 500 full and part time employees and the annual budget was $55M USD. OCESA has since merged with the live events businesses of Televisa, SA and is owned by the public Mexican company, CIE, SA, trading on the Mexican Bolsa.
4 professional background (cont d) - Reported to Alejandro Soberon Kuri, Chairman of the Junta Ejecutiva. - Supervised seven direct reports: VP Operations, VP Ticketing, VP Events, VP Marketing, CFO, General Manager of Venues and Director of Concessions and Marketing. - Convinced the government to license Anglo and European pop music after a hiatus of 13 years. Promoted sellout shows of Billy Joel, the Rolling Stones, Madonna, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, U2, Phil Collins and Bon Jovi. - Introduced computerized ticketing to the market. Negotiated the largest Ticketmaster franchise in the world. Creatively used ticketing phone room between concerts to take orders for Neiman-Marcus, LL Bean and other US based retailers. - Transformed firm s sponsorship arrangements. Bundled events and venue sponsorships with signage and achieved extraordinary sponsorship revenue, including a $4M USD per year arrangement with Coca-Cola. - Negotiated a partnership with the Walt Disney Company to import Spanish versions of their Broadway shows, such as the Lion King, and present them in Mexico. - Developed a 20,000 seat amphitheater in Monterrey, Teatro Coca-Cola, and a 50,000 seat outdoor concert venue in Mexico City, El Foro Sol. - Promoted Disney on Ice in Medellin, Cali and Bogota, Colombia. - Acquired a CBA basketball franchise and relocated it to the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City. - Negotiated and contracted with the NBA and the NFL to play exhibition games in Mexico City and Monterrey. - Increased net profit 40% in 1994 versus Reacted decisively to the monetary devaluation in December of Streamlined and downsized the company and shed US dollar denominated expenses, ultimately saving the firm to 1993 OGDEN CORPORATION, INC New York, NY Ogden was a Fortune 400 public conglomerate, listed on the NYSE [OG] exceeding $2B in annual revenues Principal business lines were Aviation, Entertainment, Building Services and Energy Senior Vice President, Entertainment - Reported to R. Richard Ablon, Chairman and CEO - Responsible for $300M in revenues including Facility Management, Ogden Presents, and the Central Division of the food service business. Supervised seven direct reports: VP Operations, VP Events, VP Sales and Marketing, VP Central Division Food Service, Director of Special Projects and Comptroller. Directed over 10,000 full and part-time employees. - Increased Earnings from $10M in 1988 to $14.5M in Managed over 55 venues in five countries including the Forum in LA, the Target Center in Minneapolis, the Jacob Javits Center in NY, the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, the Corel Centre in Ottawa, Canada and the NYNEX Center in Manchester, England. By 1993, Ogden had achieved 41% market share in the Facility Management business. - Founded, managed and grew a captive event promotion company, Ogden Presents. Promoted important artists including Michael Jackson, Neil Diamond, the Rolling Stones, Guns n Roses, U2, Sting, Paul McCartney and Tina Turner, and presented the first Farm Aid concert in Ames, IA. - Developed and built the Pond in Anaheim, CA, a 20,000 seat $85M arena, completed on time and under budget. Negotiated a long term lease with the Walt Disney Company for their Mighty Ducks [NHL] hockey team. - Consultant to Skydome in Toronto, Canada, the New Forum in Montreal, Canada, and the New Den, the first all-seater soccer stadium in London, England. Developed ventures in entertainment projects with local partners in Germany, England, Ireland, Canada, Colombia and Mexico Vice President, Business Development - Managed the development of new business for the Entertainment Division for eight months when the incumbent resigned [in addition to other duties]. Supervised four salesmen. Reported to R. Richard Ablon, President. - Restructured and decentralized business development functions, drove them down to Division level, ultimately saving $1.5M in annual cost of sales.
5 professional background (cont d) Vice President, Facility Management - Reported to John MacAniff, Executive Vice President, Entertainment - Created five-year business plan to exploit the facility management business Objectives were achieved within eighteen months. - Recruited, trained and managed a professional staff to launch the core business line. Many of those young executives have gone on to meaningful careers at MCA-Universal, Olympia Management, SMG, Aramark, American Airlines Arena, AEG, Concerts West, Global Spectacor, Live Nation, Palace Sports and Entertainment, Ticketmaster, Compass Management, Global Gaming League and the Alamodome to 1985 ROCKFORD METROCENTRE Rockford, IL The MetroCentre is sports, arts and entertainment complex located in the urban heart of Illinois second largest city. It is governed by a nine-member Authority appointed by three units of local government. The project had an operating budget of $4M and twenty two full time employees General Manager - Reported to Charles Holzwarth, Chairman of the Authority. - Supervised seven direct reports: Operations Manager, Director of Marketing, Finance Director, Talent Buyer, Box Office Manager, Director of Public Safety and House Manager. - Presided over the transformation of governance of the Authority, instituting accountability and professional procedures. Worked harmoniously with three responsible units of local government and state agencies. - Presented over 900 events over five years including Kenny Rogers, the Rolling Stones, Styx, ZZ Top, Prince, Eric Clapton, John Mellenkamp, Barry Manilow, Cheap Trick, Jefferson Starship, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Beachboys, Deborah Harry, BB King and Johnny Cash. Drew over 5 Million attendance. - Leased and transformed an infrequently used 1925 movie palace, the Coronado Theater into a performance venue, and promoted jazz, comedy, Broadway, classical music and smaller rock and pop acts. - Founded and managed a three day, multi-stage, music festival, On the Waterfront, which today draws over 500,000 patrons over Labor Day weekend. - Assisted in the development of the rules for Arena Football. In 1985 promoted the first commercial match of this new sport Project Coordinator - Applied for, and received an Illinois state grant of $15.5M for the construction of the 10,000 seat arena. Supervised the design and construction which was performed on time and under budget. - Acquired an abandoned Federal Post Office and adaptively re-used as an art museum. Applied for and received a federal grant for the renovation. - Recruited, hired and trained cadre of professional managers to launch the project to 1977 Various Positions in Construction and Land Development. Work history can be furnished upon request to 1967 U.S. ARMY, ARTILLERY - Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Fort Sill, OK, December Trained at Army Jungle Warfare School, Fort Gulick, Panama, Served in the 101st Airborne Division in Republic of Vietnam, 1966 to Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, December Awarded Bronze Star, with V Device for heroism in combat March 11, Awarded second Bronze Star, with Oak Leaf Cluster, October 14, 1967.
6 education 1969 to 1973 University of Baltimore Law (nights) Baltimore, MD 1961 to 1964 Manhattan College Civil Engineering Bronx, NY other leadership experience Vice President and board member, US Soccer Federation [USSF] the NGB for soccer Member of US Delegation, Atlanta Olympics 1998 Member of US Delegation, World Cup 1999 Member, Advisory Board, Women s World Cup 1999 Head of US Delegation, FIFA Copa Confederaciones, Mexico Vice President and board member, International Association of Auditorium Managers [IAAM] Founding Regent and lecturer, School for Public Assembly Managers, Oglebay, WV. Guest lectured at Harvard Business School and Boston University Raised in a bi-lingual, multi-cultural family. Speak, read and write Spanish fluently awards & recognition Named Sports Industrialist of the Year for 1996 by Sports Business Daily. Listed in Marquis Who s Who in Entertainment, 1992 and Top of Illinois Award, highest honor bestowed by the Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce Recognized by the Rockford Register-Star in 2000 as one of the 100 individuals that made the biggest difference in civic life of Rockford, IL, in the 20th Century. Advisory Board member, The Economist Sports Conference, London, England.