Black River Entertainment Hires Brian Rhodes
June 20, 2011 at 1:52 PM (PT)
BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT VP/Promotion RICK BAUMGARTNER has announced the hiring of BRIAN RHODES as Dir./Promotion/Northeast. RHOADES is formerly of EMI NASHVILLE and has also made stops at CBS RECORDS, REPRISE, EPIC, CAPITOL, COLUMBIA and VIRGIN RECORDS. RHOADES has worked with artists like THE ROLLING STONES, JANET JACKSON, MARIAH CAREY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PINK FLOYD, FLEETWOOD MAC, ERIC CLAPTON, BEASTIE BOYS, RICHARD MARX and PAUL MCCARTNEY. While at EMI NASHVILLE, he was involved in establishing the early career growth of TROY OLSEN and ERIC CHURCH.
BAUMGARTNER said, “BRIAN is fired up and ready to go. From our first meeting, BRIAN possessed professionalism and an understanding of the difficulties facing promotion people in this ever-changing environment. I have no doubts we have made the right choice. He will be an incredible asset."
RHOADES added, “I am honored and excited about the opportunity to be part of BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT. The diversity of the company and talented staff makes it a unique and rewarding place to work. In addition, the roster of artists that BRE is assembling makes it even a more inspiring place to work and prosper.”
RHOADES begins FRIDAY, JULY 1st and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (615) 780-3070.