Successful music executive Roderick Jemison has enjoyed a thriving career in Gospel and Christian music for 20 years. He has held the Director of Distribution position for noted Nashville based Christian music company Central South Distribution where he develop and managed some of Billboard’s top selling projects. Roderick announces that he is departing Central South to focus solely on his own Jemison & Associates Marketing company.
Although the majority of his time will be focused on his own company and clients, Roderick’s long going relationship with Central South will continue to hold strong as he will continue as an outside consultant for the distribution company and its releases. “I have known Roderick Jemison for well over twenty years and find his dependability, work ethic and strength character to be legitimate on all accounts. Roderick can serve as a bridge of communication for many areas of the gospel industry and you can be assured of fairness, good judgment and most of all, respect in your association with him,” states Chuck Adams, President of Central South Distribution, Inc. “Roderick has always kept himself fully acquainted with any new areas of marketing as they earn acceptance and I’m delighted to recommend him for your gospel needs.”
Roderick is C.E.O. and founder of Jemison & Associates in Nashville, TN and has worked in marketing for more than 18 years. He’s a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a graduate of Alabama A&M University. He has served the Gospel Music Industry and managed campaigns for award-winning artists Juanita Bynum, Steven Curtis Chapman, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Be Be & Ce Ce Winans and many others.
He has become one of the most respected Gospel Music Executives in the industry. He is only African-American to work at all major Christian and Gospel Music Distributors (Sparrow Records, EMI, Benson Records, Provident, Word Records and Warner Brothers). Roderick has a in-depth and inside track into what it takes to make it in the music business and is focused and excited about the next phase of his career and his Jemison & Associates company.