LIGHTNING THE MOOD: Bill Powell (second from right) with wife Sherry, with Eric Hart of the Tampa Sports Authority and wife Beth. ‘A Wonderful Career’: Longtime Feld executive played a key part in international expansion Bill Powell bleeds grease paint. The former Feld Entertainment executive spent 45 years working in the family show sector. It took a global pandemic for the final curtain to drop on his illustrious career producing circuses, ice shows and action sports events. It’s capped by a prestigious milestone. The International Association of Venues Managers recognized Powell with the 2020 Joseph J. Anzivino Distinguished Allied Award. It’s given to members of the service industries tied to sports, entertainment, conventions and exhibitions. Powell, 68, was Feld’s vice president of entertainment and sales before being laid off in March as COVID-19 began to grip North America. He was among more than 3,000 Feld employees, about 95 percent of […]
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