President, Collective Music Nashville

Strickland joined The Collective in 2014 as President of the Nashville division of The Collective Music Group, bringing over 20 years of music business and management experience. Brinson manages Collective clients Clint Black, Corey Smith, Edwin McCain, and Steve Wariner.

Prior to joining the Collective, Strickland was a partner of McGhee Entertainment, whose clients included KISS, Darius Rucker, Axl Rose, Hootie and the Blowfish, ToTo, CeCe Winans, and Night Ranger. Additionally, Strickland is a managing partner in 262 Five, Ltd, an event execution company that has worked with major brands such as Netflix, Applebee’s, Warner Home Video, Miller Brewing Company and Toyota creating experiential marketing initiatives with a focus on live music.