CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RICHMOND, Va. and ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- EastCoast Entertainment (ECE), a nationally recognized entertainment booking agency, today announced Chris McClure and Ellie Schwarz as managing partners. McClure and Schwarz become the twelfth and thirteenth members to join the board.
McClure began his career at ECE Charlotte in 2002 as an assistant moving quickly up the ranks to agent and event producer. In 2007, he began producing national talent shows and to date has produced over 100 events featuring well-known headline entertainers. His work ethic and drive to succeed have been the driving forces of his success.
When asked about his new role, McClure says, "I love the people I work with and am grateful for the opportunities I have experienced at ECE. With the growth our company is currently experiencing, our potential is limitless. I am thrilled to be a part of it!"
Schwarz joined ECE Charlotte as an agent in 2007. From the beginning, her goal was to open an office in Asheville, NC and her dream was realized a mere nine months after her hire. Over the last decade, ECE Asheville has become a go-to entertainment resource for the Western NC, Eastern TN, and Upstate SC regions. She credits her success to immersing herself in an industry she loves along with solid networking and relationship-building – with clients and artists alike.
"This partnership means the world to me. I am honored to have been given the opportunity to share my ideas and goals for ECE with my fellow partners. I am humbled to accept the responsibility of ensuring that the employees, clients, and artists who work with ECE have the groundwork in place to obtain their goals and dreams," states Schwarz.
"Chris and Ellie are extraordinary professionals who are poised to add so much to our leadership team in terms of creativity, loyalty, and enthusiasm. As we navigate such tremendous growth, I feel confident that these two will be valuable assets in our future endeavors," states ECE President and CEO, Doug Daniel.
Chris McClure resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and son. Ellie Schwarz resides in Asheville, NC with her husband and son. Read more from Chris McClure and Ellie Schwarz on their achievements on our blog.
ECE is the largest full-service entertainment agency in the country with 16 offices located along the East Coast. Specializing in the arrangement of unforgettable entertainment and the production of custom events ranging from weddings and social events to touring performances and corporate entertainment, ECE turns special events into once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Partnering with the best bands, DJs, performance artists, national talent and more, ECE has over 8,000 acts available at their fingertips.
SOURCE EastCoast Entertainment (ECE)