Clearbrook Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of Clearbrook Holdings, Inc., has named entertainment industry veteran Ric Olsen as president. The Clearbrook Hospitality group consists of multiple Nashville-based initiatives including entertainment venues, consumer experience events, transportation services, group sales and live music.
As President of Clearbrook, Olsen will oversee all operations, marketing & sales and logistics. Olsen joined Clearbrook in September 2018 as senior project manager and was promoted to the director of operations. In his new position, Olsen will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the chairman and other management to establish long-term goals, plans and policies. He will direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance, encourage business investment, oversee all operations and act as the face of the company when dealing with all local businesses, government agencies and vendors. He will also develop new staffing.
From 1995 to early 2018 Olsen worked for Gibson Brands, formally known as Gibson Guitar Corp. Upon leaving the company he was head of brand protection, intellectual property enforcement and investigations. He is well known as the original guitarist for the 80s band Berlin.
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