An accomplished executive with more than 20 years of experience in business operations, Louisiana resident Kirk Fisher currently serves as vice president of operations for Plexos Group, a leader in business management, project consulting, and information technology solutions. Since 2005, Kirk Fisher has also served as owner and operator of Louisiana-based Fisher Real Estate, a commercial real estate company that provides facilities for national retail chains.
From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Fisher served as chief operating officer and director of operations for Baton Rouge newspaper The Advocate, where he oversaw more than 650 employees and handled marketing, circulation, and advertising. Through the replacement of equipment and improvements to accountability processes, he achieved an 18 percent savings on the $22 million newsprint budget. During his tenure with The Advocate, he was named to the Top 20 under 40 by the Newspaper Association of America, as well as by Presstime Magazine.
Mr. Fisher holds a master of business administration in finance from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In addition to traveling extensively in Europe and Asia, he enjoys seeing Broadway productions.