Katie Anderson Promoted to Music Leadership Team at CAA: Exclusive
Katie Anderson has elevated to the music leadership team at Creative Artists Agency where she will focus on strategy, operations, culture and growth for the company's music team. In her new role she will be working closely with Rob Light, Darryl Eaton, Mitch Rose and Rick Roskin in Los Angeles and with Marc Dennis, Brian Manning and Darin Murphy in Nashville.
A native of Kansas, Anderson attended Kansas State University and University of Kansas for law school and got her start working as an intern for Tom Condon at IMG Football. She was hired by CAA in 2006 in the music department working as Light's assistant.
"The music department is not just industry-leading, but, as a collective, we’re forward thinking and incomparably collaborative, all to the benefit of our clients," she tells Billboard. "So, my goal is to build upon that - to further harness our and our clients’ shared intelligence, talent, and passions to facilitate authentic opportunities, creative ideas, and thoughtful strategies, and to develop new business, for our clients’ and our colleagues’ success."
Anderson says she's passiontate about the company's diversity and inclusion efforts, telling Billboard, "It’s incumbent upon all of us to ensure we’re doing our best to increase the diversity of our talent and to hire and promote employees based on meritocracy, while focusing on inclusivity."
Anderson most recently served as a strategy and operations executive at CAA, where she helped advise on several deals for clients including Stevie Wonder, Carrie Underwood and Jonathan Van Ness. She will continue to be based in the agency's Nashville office.
“We’re thrilled for Katie as she assumes her new role," Roskin tells Billboard. "Over the years, she has proven to be an invaluable colleague and friend whose insights and expertise will continue to be a true asset to the department.”