Wes Davenport is the culture marketing manager at Universal Music Group’s °1824 division. He creates strategic partnerships with brands, universities, museums, restaurants, influencers and other culturally impactful outlets. He oversees projects for Universal Music Group Nashville, and he manages the department’s influencer, publicity and social media teams. Wes has 10 years of experience in digital marketing, communications, strategy and public relations. Prior to joining Universal Music Group, Wes ran marketing agency ECHO AVE. As his entrepreneurial outlet, ECHO AVE offered marketing and PR services to Red Bull, 25th Annual Pollstar Night Club of the Year nominee Mercy Lounge and a roster of developing artists. Client PR coverage included NPR Music, Consequence of Sound, American Songwriter, Huffington Post and many more.
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