Executive Turntable

Andrea Nelson Meigs Joins UTA as Partner

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Nelson Meigs' clients have included Beyonce, Nathalie Emmanuel and Ellen Burstyn.

Andrea Nelson Meigs is joining UTA as a partner after the talent and lit agent left ICM Partners.

Nelson Meigs has been at ICM for fourteen years, having joined the company from CAA. Nelson Meigs's client list has included Beyonce, Oscar winner Mathew A. Cherry, Solange Knowles, Nathalie Emmanuel and Ellen Burstyn. It is currently unclear which is Nelson Meigs' clients will be joining her at UTA.

“Andrea is known for her keen eye for developing and amplifying extraordinary voices,” said agency co-president David Kramer. “In addition to her outstanding work on behalf of today’s most respected artists, she is a true leader who has made lasting contributions to the industry at large. We know that she will bring a vital perspective to the agency, and we are thrilled to welcome her to UTA.”

Nelson Meigs added, “We are seeing that diverse creative voices are being elevated like never before and are demanding diverse representation. UTA has heard the call and is making major efforts to address these long-overdue needs. I am proud to join the leadership as a Partner at a company that is entrepreneurial, client-focused and values innovative opportunities.”

Nelson Meigs, a member of the Academy who worked in the Los Angeles District Attorney's office prior to her Hollywood career, serves on the board of directors for Women in Film, and assist with organizations that include sits Time’s Up, the American Black Film Festival and Black Filmmakers Foundation, among others.

This article was reposted from The Hollywood Reporter.