THE CEO – Theodore “Teddy” Lewis.
A native of Nashville, TN., Teddy has over 20 years of entertainment business management experience. In 1991, The Nashville Business Journal saw fit to do a cover story on Teddy and his first entertainment venture. His career path led him to Atlanta, GA where he worked with Rowdy/Arista Records, owned by super producer Dallas Austin. After Rowdy, he worked with Savvy/MCA Records, owned by recording artist Pebbles. While at Savvy, Teddy worked with Pebbles’ other companies, Pebbitone, Inc. (production) and Pebbitone Music (music publishing). He also administered the management division of PT Entertainment (Pebbles’ management company) and oversaw the beginning details of Pebbles’ third album. While at Savvy he had the honor of working on projects with such talents as Terry Lewis & Jimmy Jam, LA Reid, TLC, Mario Winans and A&M Artist 4.0.
After Savvy, Teddy ventured into commercial broadcasting where he worked with CBS/Infinity Broadcasting and then Radio One, Inc., which is one of the premier urban broadcasting companies in the nation. While at Radio One he met and worked with Chris Bridges “pka” Ludacris as Chris launched his music career. He was motivated by Chris’ career and decided it was time to start his own company.
In 2000, TM Entertainment Group, Inc., (TMEG) an Entertainment Business Management and Consulting firm was born. TMEG’s initial mission was to work with up and coming artists and teach them the true side of the music business. The services now include business management services for bands and recording artists; actors in the television and film industry; record labels; publishing companies and entertainment media companies.