Thomas Hazinski leads the HVS Convention, Sports & Entertainment Facilities Consulting practice (HVS CSE), which he founded in 2001. Tom advises state and local governments and private entities on the development of convention centers, sports facilities, performing arts centers, and many other types of public assembly facilities. HVS CSE provides feasibility studies, operational analysis, economic and fiscal impact analyses, and tax projections that support the issuance of public debt.
Tom earned an advanced degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. With seven years of governmental experience and 20 years of consulting experience, he is a widely published industry leader. Tom is also a leading expert on public/private partnerships in hotel development. Tom has helped his clients successfully develop public facilities projects in Chicago, Baltimore, Nashville, New York, San Antonio and many other US markets–large and small. His extensive international experience includes hospitality and mixed-use projects in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.