Jayson Promotions

Meet our staff

Jimmy Jay

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President

  • Entered the music business in Nashville in 1969
  • Became General Manager of United Talent booking agency
  • While with United Talent created United Productions to handle concerts for clients Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, which led to:
  • The creation of Jayson Promotions in 1983
  • Talent buyer for fairs and special events
  • Coordinates and produces fairs and special events
  • Won Academy of Country Music Talent Buyer of the Year award in 1998 and 2011
  • Inducted into the IEBA Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Nominated for Academy of Country Music Talent Buyer of the Year in 2010

Jerry Davis

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Executive Vice President

  • Began with United Productions in 1980
  • Has been with Jayson Promotions since its creation in 1983
  • Talent buyer for fairs and special events
  • Coordinates and produces fairs and concerts

Pat Powelson

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Vice President

  • Twenty-seven years' experience with Jayson Promotions
  • Talent buyer for fairs, amusements parks, casinos and special events
  • Coordinates and produces fairs and special events
  • Nominated for Academy of Country Music Talent Buyer of the Year in 2013
  • Nominated for IEBA Fair Buyer of the Year in 2013, 2015 & 2017 

Julie Carrigan

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Treasurer

  • Seven years with Jayson Promotions
  • Financial officer

Sam Rankin

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Producer

  • Twenty-nine years' experience with Jayson Promotions
  • Produces fairs and special events

Jeff Davis

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Producer

  • Six years with Jayson Promotions
  • Produces fairs and special events
  • Tour manager of the Country Music Hall of Fame Band: ALABAMA
  • Previous tour manager for Randy Travis for 25 years

Connie Thompson

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Administrative Assistant

  • Twenty-nine years' experience with Jayson Promotions
  • Provides support for all personnel