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Paul Moore

Paul MoorePaul began his career in the entertainment industry as a professional entertainer appearing with The Sound Generation in concerts coast to coast in the early 1970’s.  In 1975, he went to work for Klein’s Attractions in Chicago. While there, he booked talent for fairs, festivals and special events as well as learning the “ins and outs” of concert production.

In 1978 Paul joined the Nashville office of the William Morris Agency as a secretary.   Promoted to talent agent in 1979, and later promoted to the executive level, he helped guide countless careers in Country, Gospel, Contemporary Christian and Pop music.

As part of the senior management team for William Morris and later WME, he was co-head of the office in Nashville for 24 years until passing the baton to the “next generation” of leadership.

Paul concluded his tenure of with the Agency in July of 2014, deciding that it was time to move on to the next chapter in his professional life.

He remains active in show business with the formation of PGM Connections, LLC, offering consultation for all facets of the entertainment industry.

He currently teaches at Belmont University as an adjunct professor both in the Curb College of Music Business, and the College of Music and Performing Arts. 

In addition to serving as a member of the Board and an Officer for the Academy of Country Music, Paul is an emeritus member of the advisory Board for the College of Music and Performing Arts at Belmont, and continues his association with several entertainment trade organizations.  He also mentors young entertainers as they  build their network of connections in the show business arena.

His wife, Beth, is a founding member of the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors and is currently employed by Vanderbilt Medical Center as Senior Director of Board Relations.

They are active in the community and their church, and are the exhausted but amused owners of a West Highland White Terrier named Mollie.

Contact: paul.moore@adjuncts.belmont.edu