(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Jonathan “JT” Thomas and Gabriel Vasquez have partnered to form Thomas-Vasquez Entertainment, an artist management firm, based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jonathan “JT” Thomas, co-founder of the management firm, has worked in several areas of management within the Christian music industry, including Atkins-Muse and Associates and Creative Trust, Inc. Thomas has had the opportunity to work directly with artists such as Steven Curtis Chapman, Michael W. Smith, Third Day, Jaci Velasquez, Point of Grace, CeCe Winans and several others. He has lead numerous live event and sponsorship endeavors, producing over 150 shows a year, including national tours of Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day.
“Over the years, Gabe and I count ourselves fortunate to have worked with many of the leaders in Christian Music,” comments Thomas. “Because of that experience, we are excited to join together and offer another management option that understands teaming with labels, artists and agents to execute a plan that supports an artist's career.”
Formerly Director of Live Events and Promotion at Creative Trust, Inc., Thomas brings thirteen years of experience to co-develop this partnership with Vasquez. A native of Greensboro, NC, Thomas resides in Nashville with his wife Jodi and son Cole (2).
Gabriel Vasquez, co-founder, has attained diverse experience at such record labels as Sparrow Records, Myrrh Records, Word Records and Warner Brothers Records Christian Division, working in product marketing and artist development. Most recently, Vasquez was Director of Sales and Marketing/Sr. Brand Manager for Creative Trust, Inc. Over his career in the industry, Vasquez has worked directly on the creation, implementation and launch of numerous artist projects, including Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, Avalon, Salvador, Mark Schultz, Newsboys, Point of Grace, Jaci Velasquez, Nicole C. Mullen, among many others.
Vasquez states, “With over 22 years of combined experience and relationships, JT and I look forward to combining our passions for the Christian music industry and focusing our energies on supporting the mission and vision of our clients.”
Vasquez has over nine years of experience to help launch the joint venture of Thomas-Vasquez Entertainment. Vasquez, from California, lives in Nashville with his wife Wendy and daughter, Avery. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers