Preston Swincher is the CEO and Founding Visionary of Vigilante. His obsessive attention to detail, deep commitment to the patron experience and passion for hospitality and gaming have defined and guided the Vigilante vision.
Mr. Swincher graduated from Texas Christian University with a BBA in Entrepreneurial Management and a BFA in Theatre. He was one of the inaugural Front of House Managers for the award winning AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, Texas, a $350 million dollar multi-venue facility. He helped design the customer service policies and procedures of the center, created the arts center Docent Program, hired and trained over 40 part time employees and 5000 volunteers, managed Front of House operations for a 2,200 seat opera house and 600 seat theatre, and transformed stressful customer service situations into positive, memorable experiences for million-dollar donors.
For the past four years Mr. Swincher has worked across the country as an independent professional keynote speaker and consultant on Generation Y employees and markets. His invaluable insight into consumer thought processes and the desires of young employees has improved hundreds of businesses and organizations across dozens of industries.
Mr. Swincher now passionately seeks to redefine how patrons socialize over food, drink and games. He coordinates Vigilante's design/build, originates customer policies and procedures, is the face for Vigilante's social media outreach and drives the crucial community partnerships needed for Vigilante's success.