LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Ashley Talent International has opened a new west coast office that will be overseen by veteran agent Trip Brown, who has been appointed director of operations.
ATI's west coast operation will oversee bookings for California, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Alaska, and Hawaii, as well as the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Brown, known for his experience as a personal appearances agent, played a significant role in the careers of a number of influential artists, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Romantics, The Flaming Lips, Candlebox and Sonia Dada.
Brown launched his career at DMA in Detroit and has since worked at ICM, William Morris, Triad Artists, POW, American Artists, Paradise, and Variety Artists.
"I have known and worked with Trip Brown for many years. We were associate agents working together at the legendary Diversified Management Agency in Detroit. We also worked together at Paradise Artists, with Trip at the company's California headquarters while I ran the Ann Arbor, MI office. We have continued as friends and associates thought the years." said ATI CEO Mark Hyman. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers