The Right Stuff Consulting, Inc. specializes in sports facility and event operations. William D. Squires or Bill as many know him by began The Right Stuff Consulting, Inc. in 2002 with clients such as the New York Football Giants, New York Jets, New Meadowlands Stadium, LLC, the National Football League, Major League Soccer, and the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group to name a few. Bill is the liaison between the team and the New Meadowlands Stadium Company which operates the $1.6 billion MetLife Stadium. Many of Bill's other clients provide products and services to the sports facility industry.
In January of 1986, LCDR William (Bill) Squires was the Communications Officer on the USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67). He learned that that "Big John" would be conducting a four day "Rest and Relaxation" period in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in March. During this stay and with his Commanding Officers permission he contacted the Yankees organization and requested tickets for the crew of the KENNEDY to a Spring training game and invited the entire Yankees organization for a tour of the ship while it was in Port Everglades.
During the course of the game Bill asked Mr. George M. Steinbrenner III who was the owner of the Yankees how would one get into the baseball business. Mr. Steinbrenner didn't hesitate and offered Bill a job to work for the New York Yankees. Bill was planning on making the Navy a career, but his lifelong dream of working in sports and working for the Yankees was just too good to be true so he accepted the offer. His naval career did not end since he participated in the Naval Reserves from 1987 - 2002. He continues to serve his country by working with the Naval Academy Admissions Office in looking for and working with talented young men and women who want to serve their country in either the United States Navy or the United States Marine Corps.
Bill has been hired as an expert witness in many law suits involving sports and entertainment venues and professional sports teams. Bill has been in the sports and entertainment facility management industry since 1987 and he is well versed in all aspects of venue operations.
Bill has been teaching the Sport Facility and Event Management course which is an elective in the Columbia University Sports Management Graduate Degree program since 2007.
Bill's son, Sean, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) in 2002 when he was five years old. Since then Bill and his family have raised over $2,000,000 for the science to find a cure for this disease. Bill will continue to fundraise until every individual who has CF has a cure.
Bill has been working with the Naval Academy Admissions Office as a Blue and Gold Officer, Area Coordinator for northern New Jersey and the Chairman of the Area Coordinator Steering Committee in educating students, parents, educators about the merits of attending the Naval Academy.
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