Marathon Talent Agency

And the man behind it.

An Endless Passion for Music

For Discovery, for People, for Life...

• Responsible for $100+ Million in Sales. Recognized as “Top 50 Nashville Power Players” by Billboard Magazine
in 2015 and 2017.

• Brand Management for artists Big & Rich, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, Hunter Hayes, Brett Eldridge, Sheryl Crow, Jeff Foxworthy, Jana Kramer, Jimmy Fallon and many more.

• Oversaw label’s comedy imprint, LoudMouth Entertainment, and produced comedy releases for Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, Lisa Lampanelli and Jimmy Fallon’s 2013 Grammy Award winning comedy
album “Blow Your Pants Off”.

• Management in 2012 led to Hunter Hayes and Jana Kramer earning Top 10 gold-certified debut singles; Hunter Hayes won CMA New Artist of the Year; Jana Kramer was highest charting female debut in Country Aircheck history; and Blake Shelton earned first multi-platinum single and four consecutive CMA Male Vocalist of the Year.

Peter Strickland is a dedicated and motivated Chief Marketing Officer with 25+ years experience in various aspects of the music industry including artist placement, promotions and advertising, and project management. Background includes expertise providing strategic vision, dynamic leadership, managing complex schedules, and meeting multiple deadlines under stringent time constraints. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgement. Accustomed to handling multiple and challenging responsibilities with a high level of integrity, a “can do” attitude, personal commitment, and professional demeanor.

Marathon Talent Agency

We are a full-service artist management and development company focusing on multi-genre talent ranging from country to pop to comedy.