Lone Oak Agents

Jody Mainello

Founder of Lone Oak Entertainment. A 30 year veteran in Christian music.  Jody started his career as a  promoter and event producer.  In 1988, he transitioned to the agency side working at the William Morris agency in the Christian Department.  Working with the likes of Sandi Patti, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Take 6, and Commissioned.  


In 1993,  he founded Lone Oak Entertainment. What started as a CCM agency quickly focused on Gospel with the signing of Richard Smallwood and CeCe Winans.   Since then, he  has worked with countless gospel artists and been involved with thousands of concerts, conferences, and special events. 


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Jean Wilson

Jean currently has over 30+ years working in the music industry.  She began as a PK and a percussionist.  Her career has seen her as an artist manager, a production coordinator for recording projects, consultant, and a booking agent. 


Jean’s knowledge of the music industry crosses from Jazz to R&B to gospel and CCM.  She currently owns an artist consulting business, Turning Point LTD,  in addition to her work with  Lone Oak Entertainment.


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Marcus White

Marcus is a 2011 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University's Recording Industry management program.  Marcus joined the Lone Oak team after working as an artist manager. 


Marcus  is a creative individual who doesn't let things slow him down.  In college, he started  a management company when he saw the need of independent artists wasn’t being met.  


In addition to booking, Marcus coordinates social media posts for the agency. 


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Roy Francis

Roy currently handles bookings for Lone Oak artists in Europe and Africa.  While working for the BBC in London, Roy  was an award winning  producer as well as being a concert promoter.  


His 25+ years working with the European market has given him an understanding of the needs of an artist.  


Roy also owns a promotions/consulting company and the fall of 2018 will see Roy put out his first book,  "How to Make Gospel Music Work for You"


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