World Cycling Limited is a sports marketing and event production company that specializes in developing and managing cycling facilities and leading edge track cycling programs. WCL is a driving force behind creating a new, sustainable model for multi-use indoor velodromes and has created TeamTrak®, an innovative racing league designed to modernize the sport, introduce cycling to newcomers and provide equal participation opportunities for male and female athletes. WCL principals have over 30 years of experience in creating and managing high profile cycling events in major U.S. cities including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York and San Francisco for sponsors and media partners like Barclays, BMC Software, Subaru, TD Bank, U.S. Postal Service, Wachovia, ABC, CBS, ESPN and more.
Since 2003, the SF Companies, comprised of Sports Facilities Advisory, Sports Facilities Management, and Sports Facilities Development, have worked to become the trusted resource for communities who want plan, fund, develop, or manage sports, recreation, entertainment and fitness centers. SFC has guided projects in over 2,000 communities nationwide and overseen $10 billion in developed projects. Through SFC-managed venues in the SFM Network, SFC hosts more than 25 million visits annually and drives $200 million in overnight hotel stays annually.
Whisnant Strategies is a philanthropic advisory firm based in Washington, DC that provides services to individuals, family foundations and organizations throughout the US and Europe. The firm specializes in nonprofit management with special expertise in all aspects of fund development, strategic planning and implementation, and general practices. It has also worked across a number of assignments that bring together both public and private enterprises around a joint effort. Some of the clients in the last decade include the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee, The Fletcher School at Tufts University, The Atlantic Council, The Commonwealth Games Federation, Morehouse College, the United States Institute of Peace, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and Special Olympics, to name a few. The firm is led by long-time, nonprofit executive, Stephen Whisnant complemented by a skilled staff in both Washington, DC and Chicago. He is a former Chair of the Board of Kartemquin Films and he is the co-founder of World Team Sports and president of the Velodrome Development Foundation.