Position: General Manager
Company: Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival - Fredericton, NB, Canada
Jeff Richardson brings nearly 20 years of experience in non-profit and education to his role as General Manager of Harvest Music Festival. A graduate of St. Thomas University, Jeff moved to Toronto and spent more than a decade taking in as much live music as he could. When he wasn’t at the Dakota or the Horseshoe, Jeff worked in student learning and development at University of Toronto while pursuing an MEd in Higher Education. He returned to Fredericton in 2012, working in community development as Executive Director of United Way of Central New Brunswick before joining Harvest in 2019. A passionate music lover and arts advocate, Jeff is focused on building on Harvest’s 30-year legacy as a volunteer-driven music festival, presenting the very best local, regional, and international artists in the heart of downtown Fredericton, NB.