Since founding Vic Gutman & Associates in 1978, Vic—a native of Michigan—has played a major role in producing more than 100 events including the 300th anniversary celebration for the City of Detroit (Detroit 300), the Detroit Festival of the Arts, Omaha 15O! Omaha’s Birthday Celebration and the Holiday Lights Festival. Vic also founded the Omaha Summer Arts Festival in 1975 and the Omaha Farmers Market in 1994.
In addition to managing public events, Vic provides nonprofit management and consulting and has helped a variety of organizations achieve their internal and external objectives.
Vic received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Creighton University.
FUN FACTS ABOUT VIC
With VGA Since: The Beginning!
What do you do? Get out of my employees’ way!
What titles would your employees give you? Human encyclopedia. Marathon Walker. Dog Lover. VGA Historian.
If I weren’t so good at my job, I’d be… Broke!
Favorite Quote: This too, shall pass.
Three words that describe you: Idealistic, Earnest, Caring
What’s the coolest or most important trend you see today? Technology – It’s both a blessing and a curse.
What would you name your autobiography? “An Eventful Life”