Joe Abernathy – Stadium Consultant, City Park Sustainability Operations
Joe Abernathy is a Green Giant in the sports industry. During his quarter-century as VP of Stadium Operations for the St. Louis Cardinals, Joe led implementation and tracking of sustainable measures throughout Busch Stadium, including their 4 a Greener Game recycling program, the hottest volunteer-service ticket in the St. Louis Green Business Challenge.
Over his years of national service in the Stadium Managers Association, Joe’s leadership has influenced sustainable practice in professional, collegiate, amateur and youth sports, including formation of the national advocacy organization, Green Sports Alliance.
Today Joe Abernathy’s Green expertise and collaborative leadership is a power on the pitch and behind the scenes as our St. Louis City SC kicks off MLS play in their celebrated new City Park.