NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 16, 2021) – Premier Productions, the fourth largest US live event promoter, announces key promotions and additions to the team as they celebrate additional in-demand tours, looking ahead to a full and prosperous 2022.
Dan Rauter has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Touring and Mike Deckard is now Senior Vice President of HR and Finance. J. David Huffman, who has been serving Premier for two years in a consulting capacity, officially joins the team as the new Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations. Cody John has been added as a Junior Talent Buyer.
“Premier has fostered an environment that allows our team to grow personally and professionally while being surrounded by encouraging individuals,” said Dan Rauter. “We have continued to innovate and change the rules of live concerts through the unknowns of this year. I am so grateful for the opportunity to continue growing with Premier Productions.”
J. David Huffman added, “There is such an air of excitement that surrounds the work we do at Premier. I’m grateful for the opportunity to officially join the team to continue bringing positive and impactful events to the world and empower others to make their mark in the world.”
With the demand for concerts and events growing and in anticipation of 2022 being Premier’s biggest year ever there is a move to make critical additions to their team with various positions now open to further augment the company’s marketing, digital communication, production management, talent buying and administration teams.
Premier is also celebrating their 5th year as a Pollstar Top 20 global promoter and has been recognized for over 10 years as Pollstar’s #1 Faith & Family Independent Promoter.
In the first half of 2021, Premier launched two sold-out tours, We The Kingdom’s Touring the Holy Water Album and Kari Jobe’s The Blessing USA Tour. On the heels of these wildly successful tours came the recent announcement that Chris Tomlin, Kari Jobe and Bethel Music will share the stage for the first time ever on tour in Summer 2021. The company is expecting additional major announcements in the third quarter of the year and anticipates serving more fans in 2022 than ever before.