Founding Owner & Business Manager
Frank Bumstead is a founding owner and business manager at FBMM with over 40 years’ experience as a professional financial adviser and business manager. He is a leading expert in franchising, financial analysis and management.
Frank was recognized as the Frances Preston Outstanding Music Industry Achievement Award recipient in 2018, has been named to the Nashville Business Journal’s Power Leaders in Finance list and the Nashville Post InCharge list, and is one of Billboard’s Top Business Managers.
Behind the Scenes
Frank is a board member for Nashville Wish Products, Fishbowl Spirits, LLC, and Blue Chair Bay® Rum, and is vice chairman for Overwatch Alliance. He served on the boards of the Memorial Foundation, where he was chairman in 2015 and president in 2014, and Country Music Association for many years.
Before his time at FBMM, Frank was CEO at JMR Investments for 14 years and proprietor at Bumstead Company for 10 years.
Did you know?
• One of Frank’s career highlights: Negotiating and arranging the sale of CMT network to Opryland, and the merger of MusicRow Magazine with SouthComm.
• Best advice he ever received: “Never quit learning.”
• What’s Frank listening to? Anything from Broadway, opera or classical to ’50s rock ’n’ roll.