Wes has advocated for talent as a profession since 1994. He started in Columbus, Ohio at a small agency booking variety acts before joining Talent Group, Inc. (TGI) in Los Angeles in 1995 as an assistant. Seven years later, he acquired TGI’s voice-over department and launched VOX, Inc. Wes has represented an array of dynamic names in film, television, social media and music, alongside brands including Pixar, Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, GE, Apple, Amazon, Farmer’s Insurance, Taco Bell, Dodge and Sprint. His first booking of note was placing David Hyde Pierce in “A Bugs Life,” Ed Asner in “Up” and most recently Craig T. Nelson in the explosively successful “Incredibles 2”. Along that road there have been many campaigns, series, films, fond memories.
Having built the company off the springboard of his specialization in animation and gaming, the company’s success led to diversification into celebrity endorsements and, most recently, launching VOX Social. This division manages 360° strategies for celebrity and influencer social media channels/brands, monetizing influence through syndicated content, branded content creation, and product and vertical development.
Additionally, Wes represents CastBox, the World’s fastest growing pod-cast platform. He currently has over 25 CastBox original programs in production and development from influencers, celebrities, professional athletes and even a casting director.
Wes helps talented people create powerful, equitable, and long-term relationships. He thrills at the opportunity to connect the right talented people with one another.
Wes was born in Virginia. He is a military brat, an Eagle Scout and a graduate of the University of Virginia. Wes has run seven full marathons from Honolulu to Florence, Italy. He is very involved Amazon Conservation Team and with Best Buddies, a global charity promoting the full integration of individuals with intellectual disabilities into mainstream society. He is passionate about creativity in all its expressions. Wes resides in Los Angeles with his two very affectionate canines, Ms. Penny Fontaine and Mr. Franc N Cents.