Hailing from Chillicothe, Ohio at the foothills of Appalachia, Kieran graduated in 2012 from the Scripps School of Communication at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication. Kieran is a multifaceted communicator having worked in public relations, event production, promotions, online marketing, journalism, and social media. In addition to Kieran’s remarkable professional achievements, he was awarded the 2012 Excellence Award by the Scripps chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Ohio University for “Most likely to become a CEO”.
Before coming to Variety Attractions in the summer of 2013, Kieran produced and/or promoted his own concerts, dances, and sporting events in Southern Ohio. Kieran’s entertainment promotion background includes Americana, Indie, Country, Electronic, Folk, Figure Skating, Roller Derby, Ice Hockey, Rock, and countless other genres and subgenres providing Kieran with a well-rounded knowledge of how to produce quality entertainment.
In his time at Variety Attractions, Kieran has led the company forward in social media marketing strategies and has been featured as a guest speaker at numerous conventions and conferences on the topic of new trends in entertainment, digital marketing, and social media. Kieran has been known for guiding clients into the new digital age with online marketing techniques, improvements to live production elements, and utilizing online and digital ticketing systems. With Kieran’s assistance, the company has expanded deeper into the club, college, and theatre markets as the company continues to expand. Kieran continues to bring new youthful vibrancy to Variety Attractions and provide an insight into the rising Millennial Generation’s demands for live entertainment while also learning from the masters of the craft.