First Class Talent Agency

The founder of First Class, Michael Smallbone, has a background in Entertainment Law and loves working with talent to help develop their overall public platform.  In addition to his legal background, Michael spent almost a decade working with speakers as a talent representative.

In addition to Michael, we have an all star team of staff who are dedicated to serving the talent we represent as well as the great organizations, publishing houses and production company's out there that choose to work with our talent.


Molly McNally (Marketing):  Molly is a native of Missouri with a history in photography, education and marketing (and is a master barista!).  At first class she oversees our marketing strategy and works with speakers in developing content for social media.

Christy Keech (All things technology/design):  Christy designs everything you see at First Class!!  Yep, thats right, everything!!

Kylie Dailey: Kylie has loved supporting a wide-ranging list of clients in the entertainment industry over the 10 years she has lived in Nashville.  She handles all of the speaker logistics for events and oversees the First Class Sales Department. 

Brandi Jackson (Contracts):  Brandi is the administrative juggernaut with a background in law and logistics. She has overseen Elizabeth Smart’s speaking calendar in the past, and will oversee all of the contractual paperwork for our roster of speakers.