Since founding Third Coast Talent, in Nashville, in 1996, Carrie Moore-Reed has established herself as one of the leading female agents in Nashville’s entertainment community. She is a member and on the Board of Directors of NATD and is active in the membership of CMA, ACM, IEBA, IAFE and SOURCE.
Carrie’s career in the entertainment business was launched performing with her twin sister, Debbie, as part of the internationally traveled country music duo, ‘Moore & Moore’. The act continues to tour and record. She began her career as an agent with World Class Talent in 1989. Moore-Reed served as Vice-President of the agency, as well as having responsibility of booking a large roster of artists that included Barbara Mandrell, Roy Clark, Jerry Reed, Michael Martin Murphey, and Brenda Lee.
Carrie Moore-Reed has been recognized with NATD Talent Director of the Year Award (2000), Business Leader Woman Extraordinaire Award (2011), Nashville Executive Search & Staffing Best Entertainment Agent Award (2017), and Nashville Global Excellence Leading Entertainment & Talent Agent Award (2017)
Debbie Moore’s career in the entertainment business was launched performing with her twin sister, Carrie, as part of the internationally traveled country music duo, Moore & Moore. The act continues to tour and record.
Debbie was employed at BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) for 11 years (1991-2002) as a Radio Per Program Specialist. She is a #1 songwriter and publisher (Belton Uncle Music), co-writing “Wish You Were Here” with Bill Anderson and Skip Ewing, recorded by Mark Wills on Mercury Records.
Debbie is active in the membership of CMA, NATD, IEBA, NSAI and SOURCE.
She joined Third Coast Talent in 2002 as Entertainment Coordinator. She now serves as Vice-President of the company with her focus on contracts, press and media. She enjoys working with her sister and the many talented artists on their roster.