Reba McEntire has made changes within her core team, adding Justin McIntosh as her new Manager. She has also added Tyler Lewis as Management Coordinator and expanded Leslie Matthews Dugger‘s role of Brand Manager.
McIntosh has worked closely with McEntire for more than a decade since he joined her former management home Starstruck Entertainment as VP of Marketing & Creative. Prior to Starstruck, McIntosh worked at Big Machine Label Group, where he was instrumental in digital & marketing strategies for the label’s roster. A Belmont University graduate, his professional experience also includes a role with Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB), in addition to his own creative consulting agency. He is a member of the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music and the Recording Academy, and has served on the Boards of the Nashville Film Festival and The Theater Bug.
Lewis previously worked as a talent agent for Ovation Artist Group, where he played an important role in the careers of artists including CeCe Winans, Dailey & Vincent, The Isaacs and more. The Lipscomb University alum has extensive experience working major live events and television productions such as the CMA Awards, CMA Fest and ABC’s Nashville.
Dugger is continuing to build upon her 15-year plus position as the country star’s Brand Manager. In addition to managing McEntire existing brand partnerships with Dillard’s and Justin Boots, her role has expanded becoming an integral decision maker in McEntire’s overall brand. The Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) graduate has also leveraged her extensive fashion and retail experience to include personal styling for the artist.
“I consider my team a well-oiled machine,” says McEntire. “We have fun and we get the job done, but the best part is we like each other. Everyone brings something different to the party with their creativity and curiosity, while earning the respect of others. 2024 is going to be an amazing year!”
She continues to be represented by WME, The GreenRoom PR and Tri Star Sports & Entertainment.
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