UTA's Washington, D.C. Speakers Division Expands With William Lee

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William Lee

UTA’s speakers division already represents Anderson Cooper, Jake Tapper and more.

UTA has hired Washington, D.C.-based speakers agent William Lee. Lee will join UTA’s speakers division and work to expand UTA’s presence in the Washington, D.C. area. The announcement was made by UTA co-president Jay Sures and UTA partner Don Epstein, who co-founded and runs UTA’s speakers division, Greater Talent Network, which UTA acquired last fall.

"I’m excited to begin working with UTA to help grow their speakers division in our nation’s capital," said Lee in a release. "This will be a great opportunity to marry UTA’s talent with buyers and audiences eager to learn more about the issues facing their industries."

Lee most recently served as vice president, sales at Washington Speakers Bureau and his portfolio of clients included HSBC, NBC Universal and PIMCO.

“Bringing on someone with Will’s experience and reputation in the Washington, DC marketplace is an important step for UTA as we expand and grow our client roster of former government officials, media and political thought leaders,” said Epstein in a release.

Lee will remain in D.C. and further UTA’s existing footprint in the area that already features clients such as Jim Acosta, Dana Bash, Anderson Cooper, Jake Tapper, Chuck Todd, Preet Bharara and others.

"There is no area of the speakers business that is more in-demand or exciting than the political and policy sector. It presents unlimited opportunities for us and our buyers and Will’s deep network and experience will be a game-changer," Epstein added.

The seasoned speakers agent will report to Epstein and GTN co-head David Evenchick, while working alongside UTA agents across other business.


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