Troy S. Krueger

Troy S. Krueger

CEO & Founder at Gumption Entertainment

Madison, Wisconsin

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November 2013
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About Troy

Troy S. Krueger has over 20 years experience in the entertainment business industry. With his industry experience focused on branding, operations, leadership, project management, strategy, investing, and marketing, Troy loves to collaborate with other professionals and businesses on creative projects.

Troy earned a Master of Science in Entertainment Business and a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL, in 2013 and 2018, respectively. His Bachelor of Science was in Business Administration from Herzing University, Madison, WI, in 2011. In 2012, he founded Gumption Entertainment, which is a film company that provides services such as business development, producing, project management, business planning, and consulting.

His strengths include networking, cultivating relationships, providing business intelligence, and communicating with clients, executives, and stakeholders. Problem solving, negotiating, and handling contracts are other complementary strengths that he has sharpened throughout his career. He knows the importance of time management, being a team player, and providing up-to-date reports on performance and industry trends, and has written several business plans and proposals for music tours, entertainment companies, investors, feature films, and venture capital firms. Besides writing business plans, he has developed the knowledge of how to implement digital marketing strategies and gather analytics and metrics.

In 2017, Troy produced a short romance-drama film called Mann & Quinn. Supervising a successful crowdfunding campaign and a crew of 70 people, he brought the film in on time and under budget. The film started its festival run in January 2018 and has received several awards and nominations.

Unique traits: Executive Leadership, Film Producing, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Brand Development, Marketing & Advertising


  • Their Way

    Their Way Budget: $30M+ | Biography Drama After a pack of entertainers struggle through broken hearts and damaged relationships, they end up still together with a friendship that never dies and a legacy that will impact the world beyond their time. 



  • Accolade Competition - Award of Merit (Narrative Short Film)

  • California Film Awards - Diamond Award (Narrative Short Film)


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