On this CEO Exclusive, we continue our series discussing the entertainment industry, which is a booming industry in Georgia, with Whit Blakeley and Peggy Still Johnson with Roadshow Equity Partners, Georgia’s first dedicated investment fund for independent films.
Whit Blakeley, Founder and CEO of RoadShow Equity Partners, has 30 years experience in entrepreneurship, investing, talent management, and executive coaching. he serves on private and not-for-profit Boards and has received numerous awards and recognition for fostering business growth.
Peggy Still Johnson, Production Advisor with RoadShow Equity Advisors, has 30+ years experience as CEO/Executive Director in the arts and has extensive fundraising, revenue generation, production and performance experience in the arts. She has worked with Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett on “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County” (vocal coach and copyist-working on musical score.). She has also worked on (film and television coaching, casting, composing, musical supervision) “Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Parental Guidance,” “Bessie,” “Greenleaf,” “Requiem for Herstory,” and more.
Peggy is an Arts Advocate serving on the following Advisory Boards: Georgia State University School of Music, Atlanta Film Society/Atlanta Film Festival, Georgia Music Partners, and served 5 years as Governor (Composer Seat) on the Recording Academy Board (Grammy Organization – Atlanta Chapter.) She is Fort Mac Redevelopment’s Arts and Philanthropy Director and is serving on the Fort Mac Public Arts Advisory Council (PAAC).