ENGLEWOOD, NJ (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood has appointed Jim Steen to the position of Director of Programming and Promotion.
Steen's portfolio at BergenPAC includes oversight of all event programming at the venue as well as overseeing marketing operations.
A graduate of David and Elkins College, Steen got his start in the advertising industry at Grey Advertising before moving to the publicity firms of Young and Rubicam and Keyes Martin.
Prior to joining bergenPAC, Steen was a Live Nation NY veteran, where as Vice President where he handled events such as Paul McCartney at Yankee Stadium, the record-setting run of 14 sold out shows from Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden, the annual multi-night run of the Allman Brothers at the Beacon Theater. Steen also oversaw record-setting seasons attendance at both the PNC Bank Arts Center and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater.
"Working at a venue day in and day out is the best experience anyone working in this industry can have to learn about the customer," Steen said. "The opportunity to bring my experience, contacts and creative ideas to perhaps the most beloved venue in the state of New Jersey, the Bergen Performing Arts Center, is an opportunity too good to pass up."