Massey College of Business alumnus Brandon Hardy recently launched his own business management firm, Arts District Financial, LLC, which exists to fulfill artist’s business management needs as well as providing financial services for the creative business community. With over a decade of multi-genre experience, Hardy and his team are currently serving artists in New York City, Atlanta and Nashville. Arts District Financial intersects both the creative arts community and the business community in order to assist artists in impacting culture with their creative vision.
“I am beyond excited to launch Arts District Financial as the next step in my journey of serving artists,” shares Hardy. “I picked up the guitar at a young age and found a passion for the creative process that set me on a lifelong path of service to the arts. My strength as a finance professional is my ability to create a bridge with creative individuals in which I provide peace of mind and the freedom to create. My background and personality drives my gift for balancing commerce and art, and I look forward to offering a distinctive business management solution for artists in which I act as their personal CFO and operational strategist.”
Hardy served with Capitol CMG (TobyMac, Amy Grant, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon) for a span of nine years in both royalty accounting and financial analysis roles before shifting to a unique finance role with Big Machine Label Group (Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett). His most recent post included his position as Business Manager for Lecrae, Andy Mineo, Trip Lee and DJ Promote with 40 Deep. Hardy received his Business Administration degree from Belmont University and a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University.