Owner & Business Manager
Duane Clark is an owner, business manager and vice chairman at FBMM, where he has provided service to clients for more than a decade, and is a trusted adviser for his roster of top recording and touring artists. As vice chairman, he is also responsible for leading FBMM’s strategic plan implementation that ensures the continuity of its clients’ financial management and security for years to come.
Duane is a two-time winner of the Country Music Association’s Business Manager of the Year award in 2014 and 2017 and was a nominee for 2019. He has been recognized as one of the top business managers and a powerhouse in country music by Billboard Magazine, Variety and MusicRow.
Behind the Scenes
He is a member of the Recording Academy, a charter member and alumnus of SOLID, and a member of the Country Music Association. Duane is currently the treasurer for ACM Lifting Lives® and financial adviser to Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. He also serves as chairman emeritus of the Academy of Country Music and helped coordinate the Academy’s 50th Anniversary Awards show.
Did you know?
• When not at his desk or on the road, Duane spends his time with his wife, Kristi, and his two children, Garrett and Hannah.
• A lover of the outdoors, Duane enjoys motorcycling, boating and weekend trips to his family’s farm in Woodbury, Tenn.