UTA Announces Promotions Including Six Upped To Agent

As United Talent Agency continues to expand its music division, while evolving in other entertainment areas, the company announced Nov. 4 that nine agents and five executives have been promoted across seven divisions in Los Angeles, New York and London. 
UTA Announces New Agents In Music
– UTA Announces New Agents In Music
Top Row L-R: Ron Perks, Tessie Lammle, James Masters, Bottom Row L-R: Angie Rance, Daniel McCartney, Chris Visconti

 Tessie Lammle, James Masters, Daniel McCartney, Ron Perks, Angie Rance, and Chris Visconti have been upped to agents in Music. The other agency promotions include Lucas Barnes in Television Talent, John McGrath in Independent Film and Kristen Sena in Speakers.

Allyson Chung and Ally Diamond have been named executives in the UTA Foundation, which provides support to local and national charitable initiatives by connecting clients to causes.

Rachel Hall and Caroline Long are now executives in UTA Marketing, a team that has launched initiatives for major brands including Coca-Cola, COVERGIRL, Delta Air Lines, General Motors, LinkedIn, and Lyft.
Finally, Brendan Mulroy has been promoted to an executive position in UTA IQ, the agency’s  research, analytics and digital strategy division.
“We’re incredibly proud of this outstanding group of colleagues,” said UTA’s Co-President David Kramer. “Each of them personifies exceptional performance and commitment to client service. We’re especially pleased that the vast majority of our new agents and executives began their careers at UTA as assistants, which is a reflection of our commitment to developing and fostering the growth of young professionals. As we continue to grow all aspects of our business, they will all play an integral role in driving our future success.”
The promotions follow news in the past few weeks that UTA has hired marketing veteran Alisann Blood as co-head of the company’s rapidly growing Music Brand Partnerships team, and named has named Ashley Momtaheni as director of communications, reporting to global chief communications officer Seth Oster.
Pollstar recently spoke to UTA’s Global Head Of Music David Zedeck about how the division has changed in the 26 months since he came onboard. A few years ago there were 20% fewer festival bookings; and 40 less hires and promotions, along with  There were also fewer stadium and arena acts, developing artists and “multi-hyphenate” clients, branding partnerships, and  artist-curated festivals.
UTA unveiled a new logo in September, an abstract, three-dimensional shape that emphasizes the company’s continued and evolving commitment to uniting ideas, opportunities, and talent.
Today’s announcement notes that in the past 18 months UTA has made “a significant investment in powerhouse sports agency, Klutch Sports Group; acquired leading influencer firm, Digital Brand Architects; launched Civic Center Media to provide artists with more creative control and greater financial ownership of content; and secured investments from private equity firms PSP Investments and Investcorp.”