Entertainment Manager

Business management, marketing/press management and facility/guest management leader in the entertainment industry

I've been called a triple threat of entertainment management. Having experience in company management, press and marketing management, theater house and patron management as well as a mix of other duties, I look at live entertainment from every angle to help ensure successful productions. 

Within the basics, my core competencies include:

  • Successful management and oversight of marketing budgets and advertising for touring theatrical productions ensuring strong ROI results for paid advertising placements
  • Development and management of press and publicity opportunities for live entertainment properties
  • Understanding and management of theatrical settlements, billing, box office statements, payroll and vendor development (including credit applications, workers comp and housing arrangements/blocks)
  • Management and coordination of advertising art and branding development for live entertainment properties
  • Management of team of 50 ushers (including hiring, training, payroll, discipline) as well as liaison between the ushers/front of house, box office and show teams
  • Development, writing and creation of training materials for front of house team ensuring proper application of global guest service guidelines
  • Management of house seats and comp tickets for touring live entertainment property
  • Management of housing, medical and area attractions for 120+ touring company members
  • Ensuring all union guidelines are abided by for press, marketing, management and show needs
  • Successful negotiation with media for trade and in-kind advertising for non-profit theatrical properties