Sean Marshall

Chief Operating Officer, Principal + General Counsel / President of BPH Hospitality

Sean is a Chief Operating Officer, Principal, and General Counsel of Big Plan Holdings, a Nashville, Tennessee-based diversified family holding company with investments in various industries.

Throughout Sean’s professional career, he has served in both a legal and business capacity for a variety of companies across numerous sectors.  Most recently, Sean worked for the largest local owner and operator of Honky Tonks and entertainment venues in downtown Nashville. During this time, Sean had direct experience with a multitude of bars, restaurants, marinas, golf courses, country clubs, parking facilities, and other assorted ventures. Sean’s primary focus was on operations, promoting revenue growth, and risk management while handling business, legal, and government relations issues.

Previously, Sean was in-house legal counsel for the NHL's Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena. Sean spent his days providing general legal/negotiating support and drafting/reviewing air charter and ground transport, business, human resources, finance, branding, sponsorship, advertising, hockey, entertainment, and venue-related contracts and agreements.  He also focused on overseeing the team and venue-related litigation, day-to-day insurance, and risk management functions, resolving intellectual property issues, and managing a trademark portfolio. Through Sean’s time with the Predators and Bridgestone Arena, he cultivated tremendous relationships that led to success in real estate, infrastructure expansion, development, and capital improvement projects.

Before moving to Nashville, Sean lived in South Florida, working in both the real estate legal and financial sectors.  As an attorney, Sean handled firm business development and represented real estate lenders and servicers in commercial litigation, mortgage foreclosures, mediations, code enforcement matters, evictions, and title resolution issues.  Sean worked for Grandbridge Real Estate Capital where he solicited new deals and analyzed financial statements, property leases, lending documents, and all other related real estate and credit material.

Sean served as a Prosecutor for the Office of the State Attorney and was engaged in all aspects of litigation. During his time as a Prosecutor, Sean researched and drafted memoranda, prepared and argued motions, conducted witness interviews, and did first chair jury and nonjury trial work.

Sean is currently a member of the State of Florida and Tennessee Bars, the United States District Court – Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, Board Member of The Nashville Downtown Partnership, and Immediate Former Chairman of the Board of the Downtown Nashville DISTRICT 501(c)3 Organization.  Sean is a three-time graduate of the University of Florida and lives in Brentwood, Tennessee with his wife, Taylor, and three children.


Founder + CEO

Josh Joseph

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Co-Founder + CFO

Tara Joseph

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Sydni Joseph

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Co-Founder / President of The Joseph Family Foundation

Sophie Joseph

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Chief Investment Officer + Principal

Eric Russell

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VP of Communications

Katie Larson

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VP of Business Development

Kevin Smart

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VP of Operations + Assistant

Katelin Ford

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Creative Advisor / Co-Founder, Edgehill Music Publishing / Studio Manager

Spencer Rabin

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Head of A&R, Edgehill Music Publishing

Julia Keefe

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Principal + Advisor

Michael Mook

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