John is the founder and CEO of Kirkendoll Management and a 33-year entrepreneur and entertainment proprietor. Since founding Kirkendoll Management in 1987, John has built a team of industry experts and professionals focused on creating value out of unique business opportunities and producing outstanding customer experiences. His business acumen and keen ability to identify and foster talent across a variety of industries has helped Kirkendoll Management become one of the top entertainment management companies in the world. Prior to forming Kirkendoll Management, John was a commercial banker and venture capitalist in Dallas, Texas. He is an alumnus of Oklahoma State University and Harvard Business School.
Paul joined Kirkendoll Management in 2018 after serving as CFO for two high-growth companies, Lucid, LLC and Capital Investment Management, where he managed their finance, accounting, and business analytics activities. Prior to that, Paul served in a variety of finance and business development roles for Fortune 500 mining leader, Freeport-McMoRan. He has proven experience in raising growth capital in a variety of industries and across the capital structure. Paul received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and his bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia, and he is a CFA charter holder.
In his role as CFO, Paul manages KM’s finance and accounting activities and works closely with the Restaurant, Licensing and Nightclub Divisions, supporting their growth initiatives and collaborating with the other operating and corporate leaders on strategic planning and execution.
After spending four years as the company’s top legal advisor, Tim’s focus is now on growth opportunities and risk management for all divisions of Kirkendoll Management. He has advised on a wide array of legal issues, including employment law, contract drafting and negotiation, governmental compliance, and risk management and mitigation. He uses these insights to supplement and add value to the decision-making process, and also oversees outside counsel in order to promote consistency and quality in all of the Company’s affairs.
Tim joined Kirkendoll Management in 2011 and received his MBA from the Tulane University and J.D. from Loyola University.
Planning and organization are key elements of every successful office, and this is where Nicey excels. With years of experience in accounting, financial insurance, and other professional arenas, she motivates the Kirkendoll Management team to offer their best work on a daily basis.
As Chief Administrative Officer, Nicey primarily works with Kirkendoll Management’s CEO and CFO to ensure seamless financial reporting and account management across all Divisions. She also oversees the Company’s administrative operations to ensure that KM is best positioned for continued growth and success.