Director – Ciaran Conroy
Director and Co-Founder of Milestone Music Management, Ciaran Conroy grew up immersed in the world of music, playing and performing from a young age. Concert promotion and management activities soon developed in Ireland and the UK, and after completing third level studies in Music in London in City University and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Ciaran returned to Ireland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant before forming Milestone Music Management with Co-Founder Brian Scally with whom he had already been involved in music for many years.
Milestone Music Management has gone on to become one of the foremost music management companies in Ireland with well known artists and music projects now active all over the world.
As a manager, Ciaran has become well known for his detailed knowledge and experience of the music industry in addition to his passion and commitment to the careers of the artists on the Milestone roster.
Ciaran is also extensively involved in the world of entrepreneurship generally and in addition to his core music management business is actively developing strategic investment / business development roles in a number of innovative tech start-up companies in Ireland.
Director – Brian Scally
Brian Scally has been managing and developing the careers of artists, and running various entertainment projects for many years. Brian is a graduate of Dublin City University, where he was awarded an Honours Business Studies Undergraduate Degree and became a Master of Business Studies in Marketing. He is also a member of The Marketing Institute and The Public Relations Institute.
He gained invaluable experience in the fields of brand marketing and management, market research and sales strategy before completing further post-graduate studies at the Music Industry College of Europe and The Radio Academy, before establishing Milestone Music Management with his co-founder Ciaran Conroy.
His primary areas of focus include working with artists to develop their international profile, advising on their creative endeavours and ultimately enhancing their commercial prospects on a global scale. Brian possesses an in-depth knowledge of the entertainment industry, including contract negotiations, working with the media, TV, film, brand and advertising communities and stays in touch with the fast pace of change, especially with regard to the digital landscape and how to reach music consumers through those mediums.
Brian is also actively involved with a number of start up businesses, and dedicates significant time to helping charitable and philanthropic groups with developing their media profile and fundraising activities.
Although he travels regularly, his base is in Dublin where he is married with 3 children.