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Shari Lewin

Partner

William Morris Endeavor

NEW YORK, USA // Shari Lewin is a Partner at WME in commercial endorsements, splitting time between NY and Nashville. 

She is responsible for finding and securing sponsorship/commercial endorsement opportunities for some of the biggest names in music including: Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Cole Swindell, Florida Georgia Line, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan. 

During her career she has successfully designed and executed numerous notable brand deals for her clients.

In 2016, Lewin was responsible for landing a TV spot for Brad Paisley to be featured in Nationwide’s “Song for Every Side” campaign.  She also designed and executed a 360 deal with Field & Stream naming Jason Aldean the first celebrity spokesperson for the private label hunting / fishing brand sold at Dick’s Sporting Goods.  She successfully secured Nitto Tires as the presenting sponsor and Budweiser as an additional sponsor of Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots” tour,  as well as Bayer as the title sponsor for Luke Bryan’s Farm tour for the second year in a row. 

Shari has been named a “Master of Music Marketing” by Billboard Magazine and a “Women in Music City Honoree” by Nashville Business Journal.  She is also a  member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.