MBU Media Talk features Fox Associates President and CEO Jack Feivou
Jack Feivou, the President and CEO of Fox Associates L.L.C., will be the guest speaker for the Missouri Baptist University Media talk series on March. 21, 2017.
The free speaker series will take place in the Don & Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall of MBU’s Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center from noon to 1 p.m.
As the President & CEO of Fox Associates L.L.C., Feivou leads multiple business units including the operation of the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, Fox Theatricals that produces Broadway shows and has garnered 150 Tony nominations and won 48 Tony Awards, Fox Concerts, Metrotix, and Parking Management Services.
Previously, he was the general manager of entertainment operations at Epcot, Disney Springs, and the Water Parks in Orlando, Florida where he led a cast of more than 800 in the day-to-day operation of various stage shows, atmosphere entertainment, character experiences, and photo imaging. Prior to his role as general manager, Feivou served as a producer for Walt Disney Entertainment, and produced award-winning shows.
From June 2001-2003, Feivou served as the director of artistic operations and CEO of the Boston Ballet. Working closely with the Artistic and Executive Directors, he ran the daily operations of the Boston Ballet—one of the top five ballet companies in the United States. Feivou has also worked for: Disney Event Group, Best Entertainment, Event Quest, Warner/Avalon, City of Boston, TheatreWorks, Meadows Music Theater, Trinity College, and the West Hartford Summer Arts Festival. Jack holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Adelphi University.
Amanda Staggenborg, MBU assistant professor of public relations and communications, is the coordinator of MBU Media Talk. The series was launched five years ago to further inspire students to achieve their dreams by showcasing professionals at the top of their fields.
“The Fox Theatre represents an integral part of St. Louis history and culture,” said Staggenborg. “Mr. Feivou is a visionary leader with an impressive background in so many types of communications roles within the arts. “
Each guest is hand-picked to highlight the the types of communications-related professions that are available in St. Louis.
Previous Media Talk guests include St. Louis Cardinals’ vice-president of communications Ron Watermon, Saint Louis Zoo’s director of public relations Susan Gallagher, St. Louis Fire Department captain and spokesperson Gregg Favre, sportscaster Frank Cusumano, long-time St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan, and Mark Abel, executive vice-president of Weber Shandwick.