Jesse Mann

Chief Operating Officer

An experienced entertainment executive, producer, and business operator, Jesse joined the Sprouthouse team as Chief Operating Officer in 2024, bringing with him deep experience from a rich career in creative, content, media, marketing, and live event production. Most recently, he served as the Chief of Staff at tvg hospitality, focusing on strategy, systems management, marketing, production, and brand partnerships instrumental in aligning the company's mission to operate top concert venues worldwide with exceptional food and beverage service. Jesse began his career in programming and digital with positions at CBS Digital Media, Yahoo! Originals + Studios, and HBO Original Programming. He later went on to serve as Chief Strategic Officer at Dayglo Ventures, managing marketing, creative, digital, and partnerships for projects like Brooklyn Bowl and The Capitol Theatre, and as COO of The Bowery Presents, where he led the company's expansion and operations across various venues in the U.S. In his position as Senior VP at AC Entertainment, a Live Nation company, he oversaw operations and strategy for 1,500 concerts and several festivals, including Bonnaroo, High Water, and Railbird, annually. Jesse, a Bucknell University graduate, enjoys family time, scuba diving, and skiing. He resides in Nashville with his wife and two children.