GOA Music & Speakers (Greg Oliver Agency, Inc.) is proud to announce a staff promotion along with three additions to its team. GOA Music Sr. Agent Ember Tanksley has been promoted to VP and will oversee all operations of GOA Music. Two new Booking Coordinators have joined the team – David Richt and Courtney Long – and Justin Dorris has been appointed agent for GOA Speakers.
Ember Tanksley has been with GOA Music for eleven years, previously working at William Morris Agency for ten years. David Richt, a Belmont University graduate, was Music Director at a multi-site church in Miami before joining the GOA team. Trevecca University grad Courtney Long previously interned for Jeff Roberts & Associates, Proper Management, and Round Table Management. Justin Dorris, former head of booking for Dave Ramsey and Ramsey personalities, as well as talent buyer for all Ramsey Solutions live events, also worked for AEG Live, Charles Dorris & Associates, and DR Artist Management.
“I’m excited for our growth with the addition of David Richt and Courtney Long to the GOA Music team and Justin Dorris to GOA Speakers,” shares Greg Oliver, President & CEO/GOA Music & Speakers. “I am also so pleased to see Ember Tanksley be promoted from Sr Agent to VP of GOA Music. I have worked with Ember for the past eleven years and have not worked with anyone more passionate and dedicated to her job and the artists she serves.”
GOA Music (Greg Oliver Agency) was formed in 1991 by Greg Oliver to represent many of the top names in Christian music. They currently represent Big Daddy Weave, Rhett Walker, Tasha Layton, The Afters, and David Leonard, among many others. Several years later GOA Speakers was launched and now represents more than 50 top-name speakers and former pro athletes including Kurt Warner, Bob Goff, Lee Strobel, and Sheila Walsh.