Sports and Entertainment Event Consultant
Dick has more than 50 years of experience in the sport and entertainment industries. He is president of Cecil Associates, a leisure consulting company with offices in Atlanta, Georgia. Dick has had administrative and/or budgetary responsibility for 1,200 events which drew more than 15 million in paid attendance. Some of Dick’s former clients and employers include: Atlanta Braves Baseball Club, Major League Baseball (Major League All-Star Game), North American Soccer League (founding member, president and COO), Los Angeles Olympic Games, FIFA/UNICEF World All-Star Game, World Cup USA, Coca-Cola Company, Eastman Kodak, Borden Company, USA Baseball Association, International Baseball Association, World University Games (1993), Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games (1996), Salt Lake City Olympic Committee for the Olympic Winter Games (2002), Special Olympic International Games (1999), Goodwill Games (1998), Cincinnati 2012 Organizing Committee for the U.S. bid for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Princeton University, Disney Sports, Boston Red Sox, G8 Summit Conference (2004), St. Petersburg Honda Grand Prix (2005), Jamaica Cricket 2007 Bid Committee, The Kentucky Horse Park and the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games and 2012 World Choir Games.