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Phil Hughes

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Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes has over 25 years of experience in corporate finance, including over 20 years at The Wendy’s Company. While there he controlled spending for the $230 million capital budget and performed the financial analysis on all their proposed new locations and remodels. Phil uses these experiences to drive positive outcomes for clients as a Project Coordinator for The Sports Facilities Companies.

In this role, Phil works with the development team at SFC on new and existing venue projects. He oversees FF&E procurement, supplies purchasing, drawing reviews and markups for the facilities. Phil helps procure facilities management and operations items as well. Phil also supports the development team throughout their Owner’s Representation, Venue Planning/Design Consulting, and FF&E Procurement processes.

While working in corporate finance, Phil managed the daily processes for Carter’s and Oshkosh’s retail and wholesale inventory which had an annual inventory cost of $1.6 billion. Since moving into the world or sports, Phil oversaw ticket sales for athletic events at the University of Kansas and later for events at Amalie Arena and the Yuengling Center while with the Vinik Sports Group.


  • Franklin University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • The University of Kansas – Master’s Degree in Sport Management

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