NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) — Veteran agent Kevin Neal, formerly the president of Nashville-based Buddy Lee Attractions, has joined William Morris Endeavor as a partner.
Neal's client roster, including Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, and Colt Ford will be making the transition with him.
Neal will continue to be based out of WME's Nashville offices, where he will work with another former Buddy Lee veteran, agent Joey Lee. Lee joined WME when the company acquired 360 Artist Agency in 2010.
WME has been working to expand their presence in Music City in recent years, with the acquisition of 360 Artist Agency and the recent launch of Christian music division with agents such as Mike Snider, Kevin Huffman and Dan Rauter.
A native of Shreveport, La., Neal got his start in the industry by working with his father, agent and managemer Bob Neal, joining the Neal Agency in 1981 before transitioning to Buddy Lee where he would remain for two decades.
First reported by The Hollywood Reporter. – Staff Writers