Black River Entertainment Expands With Rhoades, Adds Wilson
September 9, 2013 at 11:24 AM (PT)
BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT (BRE) CEO GORDON KERR announced earlier TODAY (9/9) the expansion of the company as Dir./National Promotion BRIAN RHOADES steps into the newly created position of Sr. Dir./Artist Promotion and Brand Development. With RHOADES' immediate transition, industry vet MIKE WILSON joins the BRE team as Dir./National Promotion.
"As BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT continues to grow and integrate more into the music community, it is important for us to identify people and positions that will accomplish our next steps," explained KERR. "BRIAN RHOADES and MIKE WILSON have demonstrated the important qualities needed for their new positions and I’m looking forward to their contributions to the company."
"I am excited about being part of the growth of BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT," said RHOADES. "It's a privilege to help lead the company in new areas as BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT continues to expand. GORDON KERR and GM GREG MCCARN have put their trust and confidence in me by providing this great opportunity where I can utilize my unique skill set. It's a true passion working with the expanding roster and current artists of BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT. I look forward to further developing these artists in all facets of the industry."
Regarding WILSON’s addition to the company, VP/Promotion BILL MACKY stated, “I couldn’t be more excited to have someone of MIKE’s caliber join the BRE Promotion team. His experience, relationships at radio and passion for our music made him the perfect choice for this position.”
"I'm very excited to be working with the great artist and staff at BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT," exclaimed WILSON. “I went through LEADERSHIP MUSIC with BILL MACKY and worked with GREG MCCARN at RCA; two really good record guys. I can't wait to get started!”
WILSON's career included promotional stops with RCA, UNIVERSAL SOUTH and most recently, STREAMSOUND.