Kirk joins the Ford Wyoming Center in mid-January 2023 to continue a 26-year career in sports, events and facility management. Kirk was heavily involved in the professional baseball industry for 16 years, managing teams and facilities in Jacksonville FL, Portland OR and the Quad Cities of Iowa/Illinois. Following his time in baseball, Kirk moved to Houston and spent time with the Houston Dynamo/PNC Bank Stadium of Major League Soccer and consulted for sports organizations and facilities ranging from Texas High School Football to the NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball. Since 2015, Kirk has been the Director of Booking and Events at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, managing a complete programming department for multiple venues and operating one of the most well-regarded performing arts centers in the country. A native of Wyalusing, PA, the Ithaca College graduate enjoys traveling, spending as much time as possible outdoors, reading, cooking and playing the piano.