Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2011
Front Gate Tickets today announced it has hired two new Business Development Managers to expand the company’s reach in the live entertainment industry. Steve Fore comes to Front Gate from MusicToday, a division of Live Nation, where he was Director of Ticketing for more than five years. There he was responsible for over 300 artist, venue, festival and promoter relationships. During his time at MusicToday, Steve expanded fan club ticketing for artists such as Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Phish, Warren Haynes and The Black Keys. In addition, he helped to initiate "scalper proof" solutions for artists such as NIN during their final US tour. On the festival side, Steve led teams that supported premier festivals, such as the Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival, The All Good Music Festival, and The Ultra Music Festival.
"I am really excited about the people, technology, and expertise that Front Gate brings to the ticketing industry,” says Fore. “It's great to be part of a team that is so enthusiastic about its clients and the live music they bring to their fans."
Neal Gilbreath joins Front Gate Tickets after 6 years in the renewable energy industry, where he helped music festivals and events across the country take steps to reduce their environmental impact. While at Green Mountain Energy Company, Neal worked with great events such as Bumbershoot, Austin City Limits Music Festival, and Kahbang Music & Arts Festival.
“I'm excited to be a part of the Front Gate Tickets team to help expand our business, streamline our partners' operations, and help them sell more tickets to great shows,” offers Gilbreath.
Steve will continue to be based out of Charlottesville, VA while Neal is based out of Austin, TX.