Extraordinary Experience in Indoor Sports Complex Design
With over 25 years of experience in the Indoor Sports business, we bring unmatched expertise to your project.
We provide indoor sports complex business plans, comprehensive planning and more. We've been involved in every level of the project, from preliminary market studies to day-to-day operations management. We know this business.
Norm Gill, Partner Norm was the founder of Soccer Blast International (SBI) and has hands on experience in every aspect of an indoor facility's development, construction and operation. He has personally operated two Soccer/Sports Blast indoor sports complexes and has overseen the development, construction and operation of many others. Norm's contracting experience has helped our clients save hundreds of thousands of dollars during the design and construction process of numerous indoor sports complexes. Before founding Soccer Blast and becoming an indoor sports complex design professional, Norm was principal owner of a construction company specializing in design/build industrial construction projects. His expertise includes location selection, construction, financing and business operations. Norm has served as a member of USIndoor Soccer's Advisory Board of Directors.
Steve Michener, Managing PartnerSteve brings to Pinnacle the combination of a strong financial background plus direct involvement with US Youth Soccer. His business experience includes a 25 year career as a high level executive with national and international Fortune 500 companies. In soccer he served as President of the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association. He then developed and managed multiple indoor sports facilities in the Midwest. Steve has direct experience and expertise in assessing individual market potential for successful indoor sports facilities and developing indoor sports complex business plans to help markets achieve that success. Steve's experience serves Pinnacle clients well in matters of operations, staffing, training and financial management.
Sam Migliano, Associate PartnerSam Migliano brings years of senior management experience in the nonprofit industry with proven ability to drive bottom line growth, identify potential opportunities and cultivate business relationships built on stewardship, respect, and trust. His track record includes the turn around of a YMCA indoor facility from a drain on cash flow to surplus generator. As a leader in the non-profit industry, Sam has helped make a difference in the community based on delivering mission impact results.
Lisa Gill, Associate Partner Lisa specializes in the areas of: human resources, employee training programs, special events, youth programming & camps, and development of training programs for sports facility professionals. She has direct experience as Executive Director of a multi-sport indoor facility and has worked in community and economic development for municipalities and in hospitality and tourism management. Lisa earned her Masters of Science in Training & Development from the University of Wisconsin.