Lou Taylor is a leader in the business management industry and is consistently strides ahead of her competitors. For the last 26 years, Lou Taylor has sat at the head of Tri Star Sports and Entertainment Group, providing business management services to Musicians, Actors, Entertainers, and Athletes. Her company provides all aspects of business management services including: accounting, financial statement preparation, royalty audits, participation rights audits, tour accounting, production accounting, estate planning, client services specialists and all required tax filings for both national and international.
Taylor has built and maintained an environment where she, her staff and ultimately her clients could have the freedom to succeed without limitations. Taylor continues to grow Tri Star into one of the most sought-after business management firms in the sports & entertainment industry. She understands that the entertainment business is ever-evolving and that her practices must be forward-thinking, both in her offices and in her business tactics. In addition to her business management services, Taylor has been instrumental in the architecture and development of clients’ brands and businesses. Notably, participating in opening up Vegas Residencies for relevant artist including Britney Spears who sold over 1 million tickets in the Axis Theater. Lou Taylor’s unique understanding of professional athletes has heightened her presence in the NFL and NBA as a highly esteemed educator, teaching financial responsibility through visuals & unconventional explanations. Presentations of hers have included a live albino python, magicians and delivering one million dollars in cash via Wells Fargo for visual learning.
Taylor’s strength is in her commitment to her client’s best interest and providing all aspects of business management services. Her goal for all Tri Star clients is to be financially healthy both during, and beyond their careers as performers/athletes. Lou believes to build and maintain a successful company, “you need to have the right place, the right people, and the right plan.”
Taylor has landed on The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top Business Manager” list consecutively from 2014 to 2018, as well as, the coveted Variety Magazine’s “Business Managers Elite” list in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018. In the fall of 2017 she was featured in Variety Magazine for celebrating 25 years of successful business & accomplishments. She has been recognized in Billboard Magazine’s “Top Business Managers” issue in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019. Additionally, in 2016, 2017 and 2018 Taylor was named as one of Billboard Magazine’s “Women in Music”, and in 2015, she was one of MusicRow Magazine's “Rising Women on the Row.” Mrs. Taylor was among the honorees of The Nashville Business Journals “Women in Music City” awards list in 2017 & 2018 and has been named one of Billboard’s 2018 “Country Power Players”. She was a featured speaker at Billboard’s 2017 Touring Conference & Awards and again at Billboard’s 2018 Live Music Summit and Awards. Most recently, Lou spoke at The Daniel Summit, Belmont University, NYU and Nashville’s Music Biz Summit. Lastly, Taylor is featured as one of the top leaders in business book Master Leaders by George Barna.
Lou Taylor believes in service to others and giving back to her community. She is involved in her church and helped fund Lakay Timoun a ministry of education in Haiti, Leadership Music, Sally’s Rescue and Agape Animal Rescue charities.