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Personal Profile

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL TITLES

  • Founding Director, Sports Business Program, Washington University in St. Louis (June 2015-Present)

    • Additionally, Professor of Practice - Sports Business at WashU's Olin Business School

  • Founder/President, Sportsimpacts (2000-Present) - www.sportsimpacts.net

  • Sports Business Contributor, Forbes.com (2010-Present) - www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/ 

CONSULTING/MEDIA ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Over 80 sports-related Economic Impact studies completed since 2000, including 3 Super Bowls, 3 Final Fours, and serving as an expert witness in 3 high-profile cases (2017-18 NCAA's expert vs former USC football coach Todd McNair, 2015-16 football agent employment lawsuit, 2012 Manny Pacquiao defamation lawsuit)

  • Conducted Economic Impact Study for 2018 SEC Men's Basketball Championships

  • In November 2016, offered an economic impact study of potential MLS expansion into St. Louis

 

  • Completed projects for over 20 Division I NCAA Championship events, several college bowl games, and economic impact studies for two of America’s largest athletic departments (Ohio State, University of Texas)

 

  • Attracted over 2.4 million readers for 750+ Sports Business OpEd articles authored since May 2010

 

  • Monthly national media appearances (e.g. CNBC, Bloomberg TV, FoxBusiness, CNN) discussing topical Sports Business stories, including two appearances on CBS Evening News and 4 appearances on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” the last 2 years

 

  • During the 2014-15 year at Loyola Marymount, organized Sports Speakers Series in both Fall and Spring Semesters, and helped created their inaugural “Sports Studies Club”, which toured numerous sporting events in Spring 2015 while networking with local sports industry executives.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Winner of the 2018 Reid Teaching Award at Wash U - St. Louis (Watch Dr. Rishe receive his recognition at the 45:45 mark of the Undergraduate ceremony -> https://olingraduations.wustl.edu/

  •  16 articles published in peer-reviewed journals

 

  • In 2015, 2016, and 2017, moderated Sports Business panels at MIT Sports Analytics Conference. In 2015 and 2018, moderated Sports Business panels at Stanford Sports Innovation Summit

 

  • In a 16-year career at Webster University, achieved tenured, reached rank of Full Professor, and was nominated for Kemper Teaching Award in Spring 2015

 

  • During the 2014-15 academic year on sabbatical, earned the prestigious Cura Personalis Award while a Visiting Economics Professor at Loyola Marymount University (LA)

 

  • Since 2010, earned invitations as guest speaker on Sports Business topics at Harvard University, New York University, UCLA, University of British Columbia, and Saint Louis University

 

  • Invited Lecturer for Sports Economics courses at Washington University (St Louis), Saint Louis University, Pepperdine University, and UCLA.

SERVICE & CURRICULAR ACIEVEMENTS

  • As Washington University’s Sports Business Director, organized the 2015 and 2016 Olin Sports Business Summit, both of which attracted over 2 dozen sports business professionals for a day-long event featuring numerous panels and one-on-one discussions

 

  • Collaborated with Olin Business School leaders to create new courses in Sports Analytics and Sports Law to support the Sports Business minor

 

  • During the 2014-15 year at Loyola Marymount, organized Sports Speakers Series in both Fall and Spring Semesters, and helped created their inaugural “Sports Studies Club”, which toured numerous sporting events in Spring 2015 while networking with local sports industry executives.