About Wortman Works
The leadership team at Wortman Works represents the best in the business with several decades worth of entertainment, publicity and event experience. What began as a music PR firm has evolved into a multi-faceted entertainment management, branding, consulting, PR and event powerhouse.
Jules Wortman, Owner/CEO
Jules Wortman serves as President and Owner of Wortman Works Media & Marketing based in Nashville, Tennessee. Wortman is a veteran public relations and marketing strategist who has developed a number of national campaigns for record labels, brands, developments, authors, music, sports entertainment, special events and many others.
She has led the PR and Artist Development departments at major record labels, including Warner Bros. Records, MCA and Atlantic Records, as well as a top professional wrestling organization seen in over 100 countries each week on various networks.
As an industry leader, Wortman has served on the board of the Country Music Association (CMA) and has been an active member of Leadership Music, Academy of Country Music, The CMA, and Greater Gallatin. She serves on the Boards of the T.J. Martell Foundation, Leadership Middle Tennessee, Gallatin Chamber of Commerce and Sumner Teen Center; and is a member of the 2010 Leadership Middle Tennessee class, the 2009 Leadership Sumner program and the 1995 Leadership Music class. She also served the Leadership Music class as a program and logistics chair in 1996, as well as having a lead role in the organization’s 10th Anniversary celebration in 2000.
Her clients include or have included lifestyle brands Salt Life and Redneck Riviera, Chevrolet, Country Music Television (CMT), Warner Bros. Records, SouthStar Developers, TNA Entertainment, Third Day, Red Light Management, Big Kenny,Big & Rich, Kid Rock, The GMA Dove Awards, The ACA Awards on Fox TV, Capitol Records, Sony Music, Time Life Music, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, Deana Carter, Billy Ray Cyrus, The Charlie Daniels Band and many others.
Jules Wortman is a recognized expert in her field, often serving as an expert voice in the media, having been profiled on GAC, CNN and other outlets as an authority on the entertainment space and media relations.
Wortman is also an adjunct professor at Belmont University and an avid tennis player and kayaker. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, painting and interior design.
Elyse Wiser, Account Executive
A Nashville native, Elyse Wiser graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University with a B.A. in public relations then moved back to the Music City to start her career at Wortman Works. As account executive, she oversees all aspects of account management, including tour publicity, content creation, media relations and event planning.
Elyse is a member of Society of Leaders In Development (SOLID) and the PR Chair for the T.J. Martell Foundation Young Professionals Advisory Council.