As we head into 2024, InterAmerica Stage welcomes new members to our team. We are excited to have an experienced industry professional, Paul Skidmore, join us as our new Business Development Sales Manager. In his new position, Paul will be responsible for building and expanding IA Stage’s market position by developing strong business relationships and generating new sales leads.
Paul’s vast experience in the live entertainment industry spans over several decades, having first entered the field in 1984. He holds degrees in both Telecommunications and Organizational Management. His passion for the entertainment industry began when he first started working on event productions at Syracuse University. Over the years, Paul worked on numerous high-profile concert tours, including those of legendary musicians such as Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, and The Who. As a touring concert rigger, Paul developed an extensive skillset, including the ability to manage and troubleshoot complex technical issues. His expertise and experience in the field make him uniquely qualified to take on his new role at IA Stage. “We are confident that Paul’s contributions will help us achieve our goals of expanding our market reach and delivering top-quality services to our clients” says Pete Borchetta, COO of IA Stage.
After leaving the touring life in 1992, he began working at JR Clancy, which was instrumental in shaping his career. Paul went on to serve in various capacities in the industry and has garnered valuable insights into the workings of the field.
Always an admirer of InterAmerica Stage, which he believes has a creative, hard-working philosophy and a long history of outstanding work, Paul is thrilled to join the company, as it presents a new and exciting challenge for him. “I am excited to be part of a team that has a proven track record of delivering excellence,” says Skidmore.
Borchetta enthusiastically announced that IA Stage is thrilled to have Paul on board as a part of the team, stating, “As IA Stage continues to grow, Paul’s incredible skill set, passion, drive, and contagious energy for the industry make him an invaluable asset to the team. We are confident that Paul’s caliber and expertise will elevate IA Stage’s growth to new heights,” adding, “We at IA Stage are more than confident that Paul’s skills and experience will enable him to contribute positively to the company’s growth and success.”