Kelly Jocius has joined the Rush Hour Concerts as executive director. Jocius has extensive experience in non-profit arts leadership in Chicago, most recently as executive director of the The Midwest Clinic, where he held strategic, operating, marketing, financial and administrative responsibility. The four-day clinic held in McCormick Place comprises 40 concerts, 100 clinics and a music industry trade show with 360 vendors. Jocius, 41, has bachelor's and master's degrees in advertising from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Rush Hour Concerts produces festivals including a Summer Series of weekly free concerts at historic St. James Cathedral in River North.