Our Team

Staff and Clients at All for the Hall (Belushi party)
Staff and Clients at CVXLive2017-2
Shomari Hearn attending RMC 2017
Staff and Clients at All for the Hall Feb. 2018
Larry, David, Eric and Christian Busath
Maddie Wilson and Larry Elkin at Lantern Fest Dallas 2017
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Larry M. Elkin
Founder, President

Larry founded the firm that would become Palisades Hudson in 1992, in his home state of New York; today, he is based out of the firm’s headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, though he travels regularly to meet with clients across the country and abroad. Larry works closely with the firm’s Entertainment and Sports practice, and leads the team that provides business management to singer-songwriter Maddie Wilson. He is also a member of industry group Film Florida. Larry received his B.A. in journalism from the University of Montana and his M.B.A. in accounting from New York University. To read more about Larry, click here. Some highlights of Larry’s extensive writing about entertainment topics include:

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Shomari D. Hearn
Managing Vice President

As managing vice president, Shomari focuses principally on strategic initiatives – including the Entertainment and Sports practice, which he heads alongside Vice President Eric Meermann. Based in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale headquarters, Shomari travels regularly to meet with clients, including business management clients Shea Evans, Chaz Mishan and the Motocross Freestyle Streetriders Association (MxFSA). A graduate of Duke University, Shomari has been part of Palisades Hudson’s staff for more than 20 years, and established its first branch office in 2005. To read more about Shomari, click here. His writing on music, sports and more includes:

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Eric Meermann
Vice President

Eric is the senior client service executive in Palisades Hudson’s Stamford, Connecticut office, from which he serves clients across the country. Along with Shomari Hearn, he heads the Entertainment and Sports practice, and provides business management services to clients including Shea Evans, MxFSA, Christian Busath and Cameron Sawyer. Eric graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and has been a part of the Palisades Hudson team since 2000. To read more about Eric, click here.

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Melinda Kibler
Client Service Manager

Melinda is based in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale headquarters, where she supervises the staff of client services professionals. A client service manager since 2014, she first joined the team as a summer intern in 2008 and is a cum laude graduate of the University of Rochester. Melinda provides services for clients nationwide, including business management for Chaz Mishan. To read more about Melinda, click here.

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ReKeithen Miller
Client Service Manager

ReKeithen joined the Palisades Hudson team in 2007 and has been based out of Atlanta since 2008. Today, he supervises the staff of client service professionals out of the Atlanta office and serves clients nationwide, including providing business management for singer-songwriter Madilyn Paige. ReKeithen graduated with honors from the University of Florida, and is a native of Tallahassee. To read more about ReKeithen, click here. For a sample of ReKeithen’s sports writing, check out:

When Fantasy Sports Get Real

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Benjamin C. Sullivan
Client Service Manager

Ben established Palisades Hudson’s branch office in the live music capital of the world – better known as Austin, Texas – in 2016. He joined the firm as part of its Northeast office in 2007 and became a manager in 2010. Ben, who graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, works with clients across the country, including singer-songwriter Madilyn Paige. To read more about Ben, click here. Some highlights from Ben’s writing on music and performance:

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Thomas Walsh
Client Service Manager

A native of Ormond Beach, Florida, Thomas has been based in our Atlanta office since joining the firm in 2011. A manager since 2015, Thomas serves clients nationwide, including singer-songwriter Maddie Wilson. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Florida. To read more about Thomas, click here. Some highlights from Thomas’ writing on music and more:

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David Walters
Client Service Manager

David established Palisades Hudson’s West Coast presence in 2012, when he moved to his adopted home of Portland, Oregon. He has also worked in the firm’s Northeast and South Florida offices since joining the Palisades Hudson team in 2002. Originally a native of Wisconsin, David is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business. He provides business management services to Maddie Wilson, Christian Busath and Cameron Sawyer. To read more about David, click here.