Harkins Theatres: The back story of a successful family business

October 15, 2012

Dan Harkins, the owner and chief executive officer of Harkins Theatres, was the featured speaker at the Economic Club of Phoenix luncheon on October 11, 2012. Family-owned and -operated Harkins Theatres was founded in Arizona in 1933 and now has 30 locations in five states. Harkins talked about the position of theater operators in the entertainment industry and building a successful family business. The Economic Club, associated with the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, is a forum for the exchange of ideas about business and the economy.