For Release Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Eve Cohen, General Manager
IMGoing has announced the hiring of Jon Gunter as marketing director.
Gunter joins IMGoing from the University of Richmond where he had spent the last ten years as the marketing director for the multi-venue Modlin Center for the Arts complex. During his tenure, he led the marketing efforts for the Modlin Arts Presents series, the Modlin Arts Artist Voices series, and the Modlin Arts K-12 educational series, and supported the performance promotion and student recruitment initiatives for the university’s performing arts departments. Additionally, Gunter oversaw all box office operations.
“Jon will be a great addition to our team as he brings decades of experience and a proven track record in marketing unique events,” said Ken MacDonald, President of IMGoing. “Jon is a strategic thinker and he possesses all the skills that we need to improve our business.”
Prior to his time at the University of Richmond, Gunter was part of the marketing team at Outback Concerts of TN, Inc. where he was responsible for marketing more than 120 events per year throughout the United States. Gunter began his career at AristoMedia’s Marco Music Group in Nashville, TN, where he launched and managed Club Connection, a division that brought new music to market through strategic partnerships with country nightclubs.
IMGoing is a live event entertainment company that produces concerts and events throughout the state of Virginia. IMGoing operates the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion (Portsmouth, Virginia) and the Entertainment and Events Program Agreement for Virginia Beach. In addition, IMGoing promotes events at most of the large venues in the State including The Hampton Coliseum, Chrysler Hall, Altria Theater, Roanoke Performing Arts Center and Carpenter Theatre. In addition to the nationally touring artists and festivals, IMGoing has produced many community and Military events. The Entertainment and Events Program program for the City of Virginia Beach produces over 500 events annually. No matter the size of the events, IMGoing’s team of experienced professionals is up to the task. The company is based in Virginia Beach.