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Icons in Business

featuring:

Joel Plant

CEO, Frank Productions

 

Founded in 1964, Frank Productions started as a family-run, full-service concert promotion company, bringing artists like Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Bruce Springsteen to Wisconsin.  Over the next five decades, the Madison-based company has become one of the largest concert promoters in the United States.

At the next Icons in Business, CEO Joel Plant will share insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the iconic local company.

 

About Joel Plant

Joel Plant is the CEO for Frank Productions. In the two years since his return to Madison, Frank Productions has undergone tremendous growth, executing a variety of acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures on top of building and opening the brand-new concert hall, The Sylvee. Joel’s career followed the logical and linear path to leading a live music company: he was a Managing Director with KPMG’s global advisory services group, served for seven years as the Milwaukee Police Department Chief of Staff, and worked for six years as a Deputy Mayor under Mayor Cieslewicz. One of his favorite highlights from his time with the Mayor was working with Frank Productions on everyone’s favorite Halloween party: Freakfest. Joel has a bachelor’s degree from Marquette, a master’s from Arizona State, and a law degree from the UW. Most importantly, Joel has a wife and three sons who still don’t understand how he got into the music business.

Presentation Details


Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time:
8:00 a.m. | Registration and breakfast buffet
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. | Presentation
Location: The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53703
Tickets: $35 each; $175 table of eight

 

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