Nashville talent buyer Madison Entertainment has nabbed Greg Marchant as its new COO. Marchant will join Madison Entertainment leader Roger LeBlanc’s team effective immediately.
“I am thrilled to be joining Madison Entertainment and to be part of a team with such an outstanding reputation,” said Marchant in a release. “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.”
Marchant joins Madison Entertainment after serving as COO for Knitting Factory Entertainment during that company’s greatest growth period.
A 30-year industry veteran, 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. Recently Marchant has focused on developing systems, processes, and technologies that streamline workflow and allow companies to scale while maintaining a personal level of client service.
“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 in a release.
Marchant began his career as a working musician and has grown in the live music business by working hands-on at every level. He is a graduate of the Oglebay School of Public Facilities Management. Travel, music and technology are among his hobbies and he lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife and two sons.