Improving communities through sport

Team Member

Joseph Fackel

Data Analysis, Strategic Planning

Joseph Fackel

Data Analysis, Strategic Planning

Joe has over 20 years of experience helping municipalities, economic development organizations, chambers of commerce and commercial real estate professionals leverage consumer intelligence technologies to grow their tax base through retail/hospitality development. His expertise in analyzing demographic and psychographic data and retail trends has help elected officials and stakeholders recruit new businesses to their communities in over 20 states. Joe brings his background in retail market analysis, strategic planning, and retail business recruitment and development to the advisory team as a development advisor for public sector projects.

In his role on the advisory team, Joe leads the planning process for communities considering sports, recreation, or event facility development. Through his guidance, municipalities are able to understand market data, “right size” facility opportunities, and move concepts through each phase of the development cycle.  

Joe earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Missouri and is pursuing a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Texas. He’s passionate about helping communities enhance their economic outcomes by making better decisions through data. He has been a featured presenter at the National League of Cities (NLC), International City/County Management Association (ICMA), National Brownfields Conference and the International Downtown Association (IDA) and has guided companies in several industries including telecommunications, energy and pharmaceuticals.


  • University of Missouri, BA in Political Science


Notable Projects

  • Invest Atlanta*
  • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission*
  • Montgomery County, OH*
  • City of Cypress, CA*
  • Town of Fountain Hills, AZ*


*Please note: Projects completed prior to joining the firm.

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