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Joan Sullivan is a Senior Partner with Urban Ideas LLP, MBE/WBE headquartered in Orland Park, IL. Urban Ideas is an independent boutique consultancy that specializes in artist management, business development, coaching, leadership development and events management in the arts, entertainment and small business space. Joan is responsible for operations, business development and artist management. In addition, she overseas Urban Ideas’ digital publishing business, and is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer for Kingdom Records, Inc. along with three label music imprints – Chicago Creed Music Group, Urban Creed Music, Indie Chart Music - and Kingdom Publishing Company.  Since 2003, these imprints have produced over 100 projects including albums, concert DVDs, compilations, digital albums, singles and video releases. The Kingdom Records imprint has produced three gold and two platinum records and was named a Top 10 Independent Label in Billboard Magazine for 2009 and 2010.

In 2019, Joan Sullivan moved into the restaurant business and opened Culture Food and Entertainment Group, Inc., a restaurant/live entertainment venue, located in the South Suburbs of Chicago. Previously, Vice President of e-Business Technology for Citibank, Joan managed multi-million-dollar global technology projects. She has more than 40 years of comprehensive business experience. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from DePaul University. She has outstanding leadership skills, excellent strategic management skills, relationship management skills and an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all aspects of business.

Joan is deeply committed to working with artists and small or medium enterprises to understand and take advantage of opportunities in arts and entertainment. 

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