NCOPM Names Hall Inductees

Elliott Roberts, Jerry Weintraub, David Sonenberg, Brian Avnet, Eriq Gardner and Sid Bernstein are among new inductees into the Personal Managers Hall of Fame, the National Conference of Personal Managers announced March 28.

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The trade association will also induct Rick Siegel, Eileen De Nobile, Richard Linke, Lois Miller, Dolores Robinson and Arthur Shafman, all of whom primarily managed clients in the film/TV/Broadway sphere.

Among the best-known inductees, Roberts co-founded Lookout Management, followed by Asylum Records, with David Geffen and managed artists including Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and The Cars. Weintraub was a manager for John Denver, The Carpenters, and The Moody Blues in addition to being a concert promoter and Emmy-winning TV/film producer.

An induction ceremony takes place May 18 at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.