Bill Squires has been working in the sports facility management industry since 1987. During his career he has managed Yankee Stadium, Giants Stadium on two separate occasions, ESPN's Wide World of Sports and FirstEnergy Stadium, formerly known as Cleveland Browns Stadium. He was hired as ESPN's Wide World of Sports first General Manager and was hired by the Cleveland Browns to open Cleveland Browns Stadium in 1999. Squires was responsible for all aspects of operations at all of these venues.
He currently owns his own consulting business and one of his premier projects was working with the New York Football Giants and the New York Jets on their privately financed $1.6 billion stadium. He currently is a consultant to the New York Football Giants as well as many companies that provide services and products to the sports facility industry. Squires is a Past President of the Stadium Managers Association whose members are facility managers from the NFL, MLB, MLS, CFL, motor speedways, colleges/universities and several international facilities. He also sits on several boards that support the sports facility industry.
Squires is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and was an active duty naval aviator for 12 years prior to joining the New York Yankees. He served an additional 12 years in the Naval Reserves and retired as a Commander. He continues to serve by working with the Naval Academy's Admissions Office by educating students on the merits of attending the Naval Academy. Squires’s son, Sean, has cystic fibrosis and he and his family are very active in raising money and awareness in finding a cure for this disease. Squires and his family have raised approximately $2,500,000 over the past 15 years.