Wes Mayers has had a varied and successful career in the entertainment industry including television, video, and music. After college Wes moved to Los Angeles, California where he worked in network television for 3 years. He then moved on to video production and distribution where he was a partner at Sen-Sei Productions for five years.
Wes relocated back to Nashville in 1992 and immediately returned to the music business full time by starting his own ASCAP and BMI publishing companies. In 1993 he formed a new venture called Laurelwood Entertainment. Laurelwood's emphasis was on music publishing, artist development, and artist management.
The first artist/songwriter signed was Rodney Atkins. Rodney currently is on the Curb Records label. Additionally he signed the trio Mullins – Black who was on Atlantic Records, and Craig Morgan who is currently on the Broken Bow label.
Currently Wes manages pop artist Knox who is on Atlantic Records, as well as female country artist Mary Heather Hickman and rock/blues artist Leilani Kilgore.
His publishing company has had songs recorded by George Jones, Lorrie Morgan, Rodney Atkins, and Craig Morgan to name a few. Additionally Mayers has been recognized by the video industry with Telly awards for his production of two videos for international publisher Broadman & Holman.
In addition to being a member of NARAS, ACM, CMA, BMI, ASCAP, and SESAC, Wes is also a member of the FAB Board at Belmont University.