Morris Artists Management, Re-Aligns, Promotes
Clint Higham Named President
July 3, 2012 at 7:23 AM (PT)
MORRIS ARTISTS MANAGEMENT, which handles careers for artists like KENNY CHESNEY, MARTINA McBRIDE, and JAKE OWEN, has done some staff re-aligning.
Nineteen year company veteran CLINT HIGHAM has been named President. “My entire adult life and career has been spent being tutored and mentored by my hero, best friend and our chairman DALE MORRIS, said HIGHAM. He’s instilled in me to always put our artist first and focus on long term careers. Our boutique style and approach to hands on career management will always be the essence of what we do. As the paradigm has shifted in the business and even more responsibilities are being placed in the hands of the manager, we have staffed up with the most talented of executives to service our artists the best way possible.”
Concurrently, MIKE BETTERTON who joined the company in 1993, has been promoted to General Manager. In addition to his day to day management role with JAKE OWEN, BETTERTON is involved with the booking of KENNY CHESNEY and MARTINA McBRIDE tour dates.
Also, BRANDON GILL, the company for seven years has been promoted to Vice President, MATT PETTY, with the company for three years rises to Vice President of Digital. And TIFFANY BENKEN, is now Senior Director.
Finally, VP/Promotion BUFFY COOPER, handles all radio activities on CHESNEY and contributes to the radio promotion with McBRIDE and OWEN. And Senior Director, KYLE QUIGLEY is responsible for the day to day activity with KENNY CHESNEY.