BOISE, ID (CelebrityAccess) — Madison Entertainment announced that Pacific Northwest-based industry exec Greg Marchant has been hired as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.
Marchant joins Madison Entertainment after serving as COO for Knitting Factory Entertainment, where he oversaw a substantial period of growth from the promoter and venue management company.
“Greg is a successful and accomplished industry veteran and we’re looking forward to having his expertise on board as Madison Entertainment takes our business to the next level,” said Madison Entertainment’s leader Roger LeBlanc.
Over the course of his 30-year career, Marchant has overseen build outs, openings, and flips of venues from arenas to small clubs. In addition, he has directed large teams and served in the roles of business development, venue manager, talent buyer, and production manager.
Marchant began his career as a working musician before transitioning to the industry side of the business. He is a is a graduate of the Oglebay School of Public Facilities Management and currently lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons.
“I am thrilled to be joining Madison Entertainment and to be part of a team with such an outstanding reputation,” said Marchant. “Roger is known in this business as being a fair, reasonable, and decent person. He has put together a great team of talented people upon which to grow and I look forward to contributing to their continued success.”