Craig Fruin, Sheryl Louis and Mike Kobayashi are launching CSM Management with offices in Los Angeles and Nashville.
Managers for Stevie Nicks, Lenny Kravitz and Def Leppard have teamed together to form a new firm called CSM Management with offices opening in Nashville and Los Angeles, it was announced Monday (Jan. 22).
In their new partnership, Craig Fruin, Sheryl Louis and Mike Kobayashi bring together decades of experience working with legendary manager and HK Management founder Howard Kaufman.
"At CSM, we approach client management with a core philosophy and a global brand perspective. said Fruin, who represents Lenny Kravitz, Jeff Lynne and Jeff Lynne's ELO, in a statement. "We provide each client with a customized focus on every aspect of their career. Collectively, we bring expertise in international marketing, touring, digital marketing and expertise in film, television, design, and merchandising. We all take pride in creating and implementing solutions that are innovative and collaborative with our artists."