Senior level, record-setting special events and tour production management expert who has led the music industry with the production of major tours and special events for entertainment giants Warner Brothers Records, MCA, Sony Entertainment and Mercury. Orchestrated and directed the production of major tours and special events for music icons Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, Beyoncé, Neil Diamond, Green Day, Josh Groban, Faith Hill, Fleetwood Mac, Michael Bublé, Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Seal, The Eagles and Don Henley, The Who, Mary J Blige, Blink 182, Bon Jovi, Kiss and many others. Seasoned business expert who creates the budgets and manages event and tour revenues and expenses to insure the achievement of planned profitability. As SR. VP, Artist Development & Touring with Warner, produced the record-breaking Josh Groban "Live from the Greek Theater" DVD that sold over one million copies.
Successful management executive who utilizes a participative management style and insightful interpersonal skills to lead, direct and coach high-performance teams to exceed diverse goals and objectives, on-time and under budget, for as many as 8 major tours and 40 to 50 smaller tours and events a year. Cost control expert who negotiates major contracts with international airlines, major hotel chains, tour bus providers, ground transporters, stage and sound equipment firms and restaurants required to move, shelter, feed and support as many as 800 musicians and support team members on lengthy national and global tours. Recognized by colleagues for the exceptional ability to simultaneously plan and direct the logistics of multiple world class tours, proven negotiating prowess, solid business management skills and the ability to consistently exceed corporate objectives, often under intense time constraints.