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Welcome to TMA

Providing development & management for faith-based performing artists worldwide.

Since 2005 The Management Agency (TMA) has been providing the very best in artist management & development support, production and marketing for artists (both labeled and indie alike), ministries, and other faith-based businesses needing professional services so they can focus on what they do best. Our services include:

  • Artist Management
  • Crowd-Funding
  • Capital Fund-Raising
  • Non-Profit Consulting
  • Artist Development (all aspects)
  • Tour Management
  • Promotions & Marketing
  • Concert & Event Promotions
  • Website Design
  • World-Class Production Services (audio & video)
  • Branding & Logo Development
  • Social Media & Fan Development
  • Industry-Standard Radio Promotions to all genres

We have over 30 years’ experience in church and ministry business administration, Christian education, worship team training & development, and in the management and administration of tours (domestic & international), events of all kinds, non-profit consultation services, and artist development, administration and management.

We are now scheduling Winter 2022 in-person Music Management, Development & Ministry Consultations Zoom Online TeleConsultations (anytime). The consultation is the first step in establishing a management relationship with our clients and is especially designed for ministries and faith-based performing artists: singers, bands, musicians, dancers, authors, speakers, and actors – anyone in faith-based performing arts and ministry. Click here for more information.

Record labels don’t develop artists. TMA does. How can we help you?

Now that the world is opening back up it’s time to get back to business! We are now scheduling Winter 2022 Music Management Consultations worldwide. The rest of 2021 is full!

Confirmed Consultations:

  • Dec 3-5: Chicago, IL
  • Dec 6-8: Pittsburgh, PA

Welcome New Clients!

Right Hand Shade

Right Hand Shade is a pop/rock band infused with soulful vocals, catchy guitar riffs and a modern surf-rock flair. Hailing from the shores of New England, RHS has risen as one of the most in-demand and original acts in the Northeast, with multiple invites back all across the region.

Drawing upon the eclectic musical roots and influences of its four members, RHS has honed a sound all its own: A unique fusion of infectious guitar hooks and complex rhythmic arrangements (Lincoln Brewster, Switchfoot), soaring powerhouse gospel vocals (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey), authentic lyrical depth (Crowder, For King & Country), with a dose of surf rock vibes and slide guitar for good measure (The Beach Boys, The Surfaris).

With songwriting focused on such themes as hope, truth, justice and eternity, RHS delivers a high-energy performance that audiences do not soon forget. Whether lighting up the stage with a high-octane rock tune, inspiring the crowd to clap and stomp along, sharing relatable and authentic life stories, or arresting the listener with lush vocal harmonies in a heartfelt ballad, RHS’s mission of hope and strength in a dark age is clear.

TMA Artist New Releases

He’s Not a Babe Anymore

He’s Not a Babe Anymore

Frye Family Band's 1st Christmas single "He's Not a Babe Anymore" released 11/25 to national radio & all digital outlets.

Glorious

Glorious

Jay's 2nd radio single "Glorious" comes with an inspiring music video as well. Check it out on his YouTube channel.

One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Sheri's continues her amazing song-writing skills with her 1st Christmas single.

Rise

Rise

The latest CD release from our newest client is very pop/rock and will keep you listening through all 10 songs.

Parts of Me

Parts of Me

Jaime's 1st full-length CD. All songs original by Jaime. Includes the Christmas single "What Love Looks Like."

Anything Is Possible

Anything Is Possible

ATU's first full-length project includes upbeat rock and inspiring CCM tunes.

How Can We Help You?

Whether you are just getting started or have been touring for years, TMA can provide you with the world-class development, management & support you need to get to the next level. Are you a ministry in need of professional development? Do you have a solid mission and vision statement?

Record labels don't develop artists. TMA does.

From the TMA Blog

Is Your Calendar Busy Yet?

As we begin a new year our agency has been busy mapping out our clients' schedules for their new releases,…

Let’s Talk Social Media

I can setup, brand & launch your awesome-looking Facebook Musician/Band page and branded Twitter account. I can brand your YouTube…

What Others Are Saying

  • Gary is awesome and extremely knowledgeable of the industry and his no-nonsense approach is refreshing. He has already given me tremendous support from our consultation. I am excited about growing my music ministry more than ever before with TMA as I look forward to working with Gary in the future.

    Christopher Dolan Music, Ocala, FL.
  • High quality teaching, very comunicative! Its so easy to understand the process of getting an artist/music manager, when you have the right people to show you how its done! Excellent meeting!

    Daniel Aguilera Flores, Producer, Los Angeles
  • Amazing advice from Gary. Great meeting. I recommend his services.

    Montéa Albouy, Artist, Paris, France
  • Gary is an innovative and creative manager with progressive ideas. I recommend his forward thinking company for anyone looking for artist management.

    Kathy Douglas, Indie Extreme
  • Gary spent a good deal of our consultancy time together asking important questions and listening. I was so pleased to find that Gary genuinely wanted to ‘get’ me first and then customize his services to exactly my needs. He did not have a one-size-fits-all approach at all! He took the time and had the skills and insight to ‘understand me and what I believe I’m called to do before supplying excellent advise for the path ahead. Not only have I found solid professional insight in Gary, I have found a potential ministry partner.

    Grant Norsworthy – Dove Award winner, Grammy nominee, bassist for Paul Colman Trio and SonicFlood
  • Gary's integrity and creativity makes him a pinnacle in his industry. His quick thinking and highly innovative concepts are really fantastic. Not to mention, he is just a great guy to be around. I highly recommend Gary Stripling.

    Jeremiah Johnson, Graphic Designer
  • Gary is an incredibly talented professional who does great work. He has the utmost integrity and very knowledgeable in his field. I would recommend him to anyone who is needing management or web services. He would be a great asset to anyone.

    Paul Hollifield, Lead Pastor
  • Gary was my website manager for over two years and was very punctual, as well as innovative in his design and management of the site. I recommend his services highly, and think you will find him a great help to your business!!!

    Bob Fitts, Worship Leader

TMA Artists' Calendar

Nov
28
Sun
2021
Hendersonville, NC @ Mountain View Missionary Baptist Church
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Waynesville, NC @ Dellwood Baptist Church
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Nov
29
Mon
2021
Christmas In The Smokies
Nov 29 – Dec 1 all-day

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Dec
3
Fri
2021
Ocala, FL @ Christ's Church of Marion County
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Dec
5
Sun
2021
Pelham, GA @ Union Grove Baptist Church
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Griffin, GA @ Second Baptist Church
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Dec
10
Fri
2021
Newnan, GA @ Southwest Christian Church
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Dec
11
Sat
2021
Ranburne, AL @ Union Hill Baptist Church
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Dec
12
Sun
2021
Cumming, GA @ Antioch Baptist Church
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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Greer, SC @ His Vineyard
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm

It’s been an interesting year so far, to say the least! But Troy Burns Family was in the studio earlier this year before everything shut-down recording some great new music for release this summer. Grace For These Times is the perfect album for such a time as this. You can order your CD NOW along with a great package of a T-Shirt, Face Mask & CD. Visit our online store for details. If you’re interested in having TBF minister in your city please contact us and let’s get a date on the calendar!

Troy Burns is a founding member of ‘The Inspirations.’  He traveled and sang for 30 years and was the lead singer for ‘Archie Watkins & Smoky Mountain Reunion,’ The Old Inspirations. Troy and his family minister in concert at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what Troy Burns Family is all about. With over 6,000 concerts and numerous awards under his belt it is no surprise that Troy was a 2017 Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee!

Troy & Tammy

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What We Offer

Artist & Ministry Development, Management, Promotions & Marketing - We Do It All!

TMA customizes its work with artists, bands, and other faith-based performing artists based on their individual needs. That can include:

  • Development Only – comprehensive development “from zero to hero” following the recommendations of the Client Evaluation Report from the Music or Ministry Development/Management Consultation;
  • Development & Management – complete development and management following the recommendations of the Client Evaluation Report from the Music or Ministry Development/Management  Consultation.
  • Management Only – you have everything developed but you need professional representation to the industry.
  • Business Plan Development – most artists, bands and small ministries do not treat their careers like the business that it is. We help you develop a professional business plan you can take to the bank!
  • Music Management Consultation Only – you need an industry-standard assessment of your career and a game-plan going forward
  • Production Only – world-class production utilizing A-Level session-players in Nashville.
  • Crowd-Funding – TMA’s Crowd Funding program creates a simple fund-raising campaign so your supporters can partner with you.
  • Marketing & PromotionsTMA Creative Group’s marketing tools to help you present a great first – and lasting – impression, from your website to a vibrant social media footprint.
  • Radio Promotions –  pushing great music to commercial and non-commercial radio worldwide through TMA Radio Promotions, an authorized representative of Play MPE.

Unlike other artist agencies, we do NOT limit access to our services. We do not bill by the hour, or give you a certain number of hours per month for this or that. Plus, everything we do to serve our clients is customized to suit their needs. No “one-size fits all” mentality here at TMA!

For more information on these services, or to be contacted by a representative of The Management Agency, please complete the contact form located here or click the CONTACT link above.

TMA Marketing

TMA Marketing

Christian concert production & promotions, tour management, church/ministry seminars & conferences, event management & all aspects of event planning, branding and development.

TMA Creative Group

TMA Creative Group

Web design, social media development, branding.

TMA Radio Promotions

TMA Radio Promotions

TMA Media Group - release your song to worldwide radio with a solid marketing plan.

TMA Artist Management

TMA Artist Management

Since 2005 providing artist development & management.

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    We welcome the opportunity to provide you with customized, personal attention based on your particular needs. Please complete our Contact Form and we will reply with detailed information to help you decide your next steps.

    Please complete our Contact Form so that we can learn more about you. Once you submit the form, someone will follow-up with you to discuss your management, tour, event, marketing or development needs. All information is confidential and will not be shared with anyone. Your completion and submission of the Contact Form does not obligate you in anyway to a working relationship with The Management Agency.

    We DO NOT accept unsolicited material (demos, press kits, etc.). Make a good first impression – complete our Contact Form!

    NOTE: Because of our deep commitment to Christian principles we only work with faith-based artists. Therefore, we are very selective of the clients we represent.  We reserve the right not to work with an artist or group whose principles might conflict with ours.

    Contact Info

    +1 904.745.9151
    gary@themanagementagency.com
    Jacksonville, FL USA