Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Recreational Facilities, Sports Recreational Facilities, Owner Operator Ice Skating, Owner Operator Roller Skating, Video Game Arcades, Bowling Center, Risk Management, Customer Accident Prevention, Facility Design, Construction, Indoor Equipment, Marketing, Promotions
Expert Witness No. 594
Summary of Qualifications
Since 1974, Expert 594 has been owner and chief executive officer of various recreational facilities with full and final responsibility for all aspects of their operation. He designed and constructed numerous Roller Skating Centers and converted several Roller Skating Centers to Ice Skating Centers.
Expert 594 had full involvement with the creation and implementation of the safety procedures in each of the Corporations listed. Also had personal responsibility for the planning, developing, training, and implementing of all areas of operation, with specific concerns and attention regarding risk management and customer accident prevention. This included the successful control of large volume concert crowds.
Roller Skating Rink Operators Association Since 1974
Roller Skating Association Since 1994
Ice Skating Institute of America Since 1992
United States Figure Skating Association Since 1992
Miami Herald" Pace Setter " Award- Annual award given to most outstanding small business
Dade Partner Award of Excellence
Dade County "Hall Of Fame" Award
South Florida Magazine Leadership Award for Outstanding Business
Dade County for Community Education –"John I. Smith" Award for outstanding Business
Dade County Public Schools/Dade Partner Exemplary Award
Orange County Citizens Commission for Children – "Children Must Count" Award
Euclid Center Roller Dome Cleveland, Ohio 1954 – 1956
Involved in Roller Skating Center business since 1954 beginning at entry level Has served in every capacity in the Roller and Ice Skating Industries including floor guard, skate rental and repair, snack bar, and manager.
Miami, Florida 1974 – 1984. Owner/Operator of Four Roller Skating Centers in Miami, Homestead, Bradenton, and Sarasota, Florida.
1984-1987. Owner and Operator of Roller Skating Center Homestead, Florida.
1987-1997 Owner and Operator of a $2,500,000.00 volume per year Roller Skating Center, Miami, Florida.
1989-1995 Owner and Operator 36 Lane Bowling Center, Miramar, Florida.
President, Consulting Service to the Roller and Ice Skating Industries
1992 – 1998 Owner/Operator Ice Skating Arena Orlando, Florida.
Ice Skating Center of Homestead, Inc., Bevron Ventures, Inc. 1989 – 1992
General Partner operator of Ice Skating Center.
Video Game Centers, Inc. 1982- 1997
Owner and Operator of a total of five Video Game Center Arcades.
Crystal Plaza Inc. 1993 – 1998 Owner/Operator 79,000 sq. ft. shopping center