Dave Wagner - COO

David Wagner grew up in San Diego and began his career in the special event industry in 1994, as part of the crowd control management team for the NFL’s San Diego Chargers and MLB’s San Diego Padres, as well as hundreds of local events.  In 1996, Mr. Wagner moved out of the security industry and away to Nashville, TN, where he has been working in the music support services business since arriving.

Over the course of his 22-year music industry career, he has developed extensive experience through years of touring, production and stage management, and for the last 12 years, has managed the day-to-day affairs of First Company Management and their client multi-Grammy nominated and Dove Award winning artist, Newsboys, as well as several other artists such as Audio Adrenaline, 7eventh Time Down and Ryan Stevenson.  He continues to work in hand with the rest of the FCM team on the artist roster. Additionally, he has helped produce concerts for The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, including the Black Eyed Peas, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Lionel Ritchie, Smokey Robinson, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan. He also managed logistical operations for the mobile touring ventures of Newsboys and Festival Con Dios.

Mr. Wagner resides in Franklin, TN with his wife and three daughters, ages 18, 14 and 9.