Founder and CEO
Background / Company Role
Gary was born in Menomonie, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a B.A. Degree in English and from Truman State University with an M.A. Degree in Higher Education Administration. He held college administration positions at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Hamline University Law School, and the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University. Gary also worked as the personal manager of “The Memories” prior to starting G. L. Berg Entertainment in 1989. He has had the opportunity to do every job in the company at some time, and has 30+ years of experience working in the entertainment industry. He works in all markets providing talent & performances. He is also the primary staff person responsible for finding and developing performers.
What Gary likes best about live performances:
“It is real and when it works the connection between the performer and the audience creates a wonderful and unique experience. Watching people gather and enjoy themselves and share that experience is something truly special and valuable and I love that part of this business.”
Hobbies and Interests?
“I love to watch and play many sports. Other interests include traveling, movies, reading, and fitness. Go Twins! Go Packers! Go Timberwolves!”
Click here to view the feature article on Gary Berg, by Business Central Magazine [PDF Format]
Click here to view the 2015 Commencement Address by Gary Berg to UW-Eau Claire Graduates