Kelly Clague is a big picture brand visionary with an ability to execute creative concepts down to the minutest detail. This, over the course of a remarkable career, has led to the artistic development and creative management of some of the most successful, recognizable and sustainable brands in the music industry.
Currently, Kelly is leading content strategy and production as well as creative direction for the TIM McGRAW brand.
Kelly is a former Senior Vice-President at RPM MANAGEMENT in Nashville, Tennessee for roster that included: 2 multi-platinum selling recording artists, 4 major-label award winning and gold-selling recording artists, and 3 unsigned developmental artists. There, she also held day-to-day responsibilities for 2 artists, developed and implemented long and short-term brand strategy through visuals and artist development.
In 2004, Kelly opened the RPM MANAGEMENT office in Los Angeles, California where she served as an Associate Manager and Creative Director for TIM McGRAW; Manager for Recording Artists THE WARREN BROTHERS and LANCE MILLER; and as a Creative Director on the wildly successful TIM McGRAW & FAITH HILL SOUL2SOUL 11 Tour.
Kelly's career in the music industry began as an A&R intern at CAPITOL RECORDS in Nashville, Tennessee. Later, she honed her knowledge among Nashville songwriters as a Publishing Assistant; a Copyright Administrator; and a Management Assistant at I.M.A.G.E. MANAGEMENT before moving on to more notable roles as Director of Operations; Associate Manager; and Creative Director at BREAKFAST TABLE MANAGEMENT.
She credits the foundational variety of these early experiences with her ability to design and guide 'big picture' strategies and achieve fluid and large-scale brand results.
Kelly Clague is a Bachelor of Science graduate in Legal Studies. She attended the University of California at Berkeley.