GOA Music And Speakers Announces New Additions And Staff Promotions

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Headshots courtesy of GOA Music And Speakers

GOA Music & Speakers (Greg Oliver Agency, Inc.) has named senior agent Ember Tanksley vice president, overseeing its GOA Music division, the Nashville-area agency announced Aug. 8.

Tanksley is in her 11th year with GOA Music after spending a decade at William Morris Endeavor. 

GOA also announced the addition of David Richt and Courtney Long as booking coordinators. Justin Dorris, former head of booking for talk radio giant Dave Ramsey and talent buyer for Ramsey Solutions’ live events, is joining GOA Speakers as an agent. Dorris previously 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,” Greg Oliver, the eponymous president and CEO of GOA Music & Speakers, said in a statement. “I am also so pleased to see Ember Tanksley be promoted from senior agent to VP of GOA Music. I have worked with Ember for the past 11 years and have not worked with anyone more passionate and dedicated to her job and the artists she serves.” GOA’s roster includes former Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner, Hercules: The Legendary Journey actor and conservative activist Kevin Sorbo and the legendary Fisk Jubilee Singers.