Jim Tobin began his career working with legendary Bay Area promoter Bill Graham Presents where he learned the fundamentals of show logistics and management. Following his years at BGP / Clear Channel Entertainment, Jim began touring with bands such as *Nsync, Jackson Browne, Phish, and Jack Johnson where he held a variety of positions like Road Manager, Front Of House Manager, and Security Director. More recently, Jim has focused his expertise toward music festivals, designing and building the layouts for some of the largest music festivals in the country such as Bonnaroo, Hangout, and Governor's Ball. Jim's 20+ years of experience award him a wealth of knowledge on the ins and outs of the business.
Mary Beth Elam has worked in the festival and concert industry since 2006. She began her career at AC Entertainment where she worked as an administrative and production assistant to the booking department. After leaving AC in 2009, she embarked on a freelancing path where she brought her wide array of skills to music festivals and tours across the country. Mary Beth joined forces with Jim Tobin in 2012 to help build his sole proprietorship into a corporation and take his festival site management business to the next level. She now handles all business aspects of JTP in addition to managing sites for some of the greatest music festivals in North America.
In 2013, Kiera Perry volunteered at Bonnaroo where her interest and passion for the festival industry helped her break into the business. Through the Well Dunn internship program, she began her work with Jim Tobin Productions in 2014. Following her internship, Kiera received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Business through Indiana State University. With her education in music and business and years of experience with JTP, she is now the administrative assistant and office manager at festivals throughout the country.