Manager and Global Advisor
GENTRI is thrilled to welcome Ron Gunnell to the team as Manager and Global Advisor.
Ron has been the Executive Producer of Talent for the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square since 2000. He has varied assignments given to him by the President of the Choir, and Musical Director Mac Wilberg. Among those, he is responsible for securing, negotiating and hosting world renowned musical guest artists and celebrities who perform with the Choir. He has worked and become personal friends with many musical luminaries, including, The King’s Singers, Gladys Knight, Bryn Terfel, Frederica Von Stade, Ronan Tynan, Audra McDonald, Renée Fleming, Sissel, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Natalie Cole, David Foster, Andrea Bocelli, David Archuleta, Nathan Gunn, Jane Seymour, Linda Eder, Denyce Graves, Sandy Patti, Alfie Boe, Alyson Cambridge, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Deborah Voigt, The Sesame Street Muppets, Rolando Villazón, Sutton Foster, Laura Michelle Kelly, Matthew Morrison, and Kristin Chenoweth. He has also worked with world leaders in journalism and acting including, Roma Downey, Angela Lansbury, Walter Cronkite, Mike Wallace, Charles Osgood, Anthony Hopkins, Peter Graves, David McCullough, Ed Herrmman, Michael York, Martin Jarvis, John Rhys Davies, Tom Brokaw, Hugh Bonneville. In 2017 he was officially appointed Senior Advisor to the The King’s Singers, Cambridge and President of their Gold Club, and Board member of their Global Charity.
In 1986 he Co-Founded Health Benefits America (HBA) which became one of the nation’s premier outsourcing benefit management solutions, working with dozens of fortune 100 companies. HBA was acquired by the world’s largest payroll company, Automatic Data Processing, Inc (ADP) in 1996. Ron stayed on as an executive with ADP until late 1998.
In 2014, Ron founded The BroadStreet Group, LLC. Which focuses on international commerce, real estate development, and business consulting, including entertainment business consulting.
He serves on a number of Educational and Arts Boards including Hale Center Theatre, Utah State University Cain College, BYU Marriott School, UVU International Advisory Board, U of U School of Music, Legacy Film Foundation, and National Advisory Board Best of State.
He has been heavily involved in charitable and volunteer work, including, Rising Star Outreach – India, Mentors International – Philippines, Honduras, Guatemala, Peru, El Salvador, and Operation Kids.