LEADERSHIP

The Fox Theatre Redwood City is co-owned by husband and wife team Eric Lochtefeld and Lori Lochtefeld along with a team of industry professionals from across the country.

Eric Lochtefeld is the co-owner of the Fox Theatre Property with his wife Lori. He was born and raised in the Silicon Valley. He started his first company, Grassroots Event Marketing Inc., at the age of 25. As the President of Grassroots Event Marketing Inc., Eric produced over 200 concerts globally and participated in the creation of one of the most successful youth-oriented music event properties in existence today, the Vans Warped Tour. After Warped, Eric co-created and produced the Sno-Core Tour, which included acts such as the Black Eyed Peas, Primus, Blink 182, and Everclear. Prior to starting Grassroots, Eric was the Director of Operations for a student travel start-up called L.A. Ski & Sun Tours, which produced concerts featuring Run DMC, Soul Asylum, No Doubt, Sublime, and The Offspring. Eric is also the Founder of Dream Careers Inc., which is the world’s leading internship program provider for high school and college students. Eric currently serves  on the Board of Directors at multiple corporations and non-profits in Silicon Valley including Dream Careers, the Sequoia Awards, Broadway By The Bay, and the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau. Eric's passions are entrepreneurship, events, travel, movies, and inspiring people to discover and pursue their dreams. Eric graduated from the University of San Diego, where he played collegiate basketball and football.



Lori Lochtefeld is the co-owner of the Fox Theatre Property. She was born and raised in San Francisco. She started her career in the financial services industry as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley before joining Merrill Lynch. In 2007 she decided to leave the financial services world behind, launching a commercial insurance company called Lacewell Insurance Agency. In 2008 she realized that there was a great need to provide real estate services to her clients, so she launched Lacewell Realty Inc. Currently, she is a one stop shop for commercial and real estate services. Lori graduated from USC, and reminds Eric every day of her schools dominance over his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish.



Charley Lochtefeld is the majority owner of Club Fox and is the Entertainment Director for the Fox Theatre and Club Fox. He was also born and raised in the Bay Area and is the educational director for Dream Careers Inc. He has presented hundreds of speakers who have inspired thousands of participants to pursue their dreams. Charley also has a long history working in many aspects of the entertainment industry. He has produced and promoted a broad range of events nationwide, has traveled the world as a concert tour manager and has represented over 35 major performing artists as a booking agent. Charley owns “The Lochtefeld Agency”, which is the nation’s premiere booking agency for Hawaiian musicians. He holds a Masters Degree in education and is an active member of CASA. Charley is an avid guitarist and lover of music.



Nigel Pearmund is a veteran of the concert production industry, worked for Bill Graham Presents (now Live Nation) for 15 years. The first five years were spent doing 'Special Event' production for mostly corporate clients, the last 10 as a Production Manager responsible for all aspects of concert and festival production from early idea planning to the running of the show.