Education


  • Lafayette College, B.A, American Civilization.


  • United States Army Field Artillery School, Officers Course, Graduate.


  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Business Management, Certification.


  • Connecticut Police Academy, Officers Course, Graduate.
Clinton Ford Billups Jr.
Entertainment Expert Consultant and Witness
About Clinton Ford Billups Jr. — Entertainment Expert Consultant and Witness

Clinton Ford Billups Jr.

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 Articles & Interviews


  • “Entertainment Marketing: Five Things You Need To Know To Do Business With Casinos” (Sonicbids, June, 2009).


  • “How Hollywood Manages Talent and What You Can Learn” (Talent Management Magazine, January, 2009).


  • “Personal Managers — To Sign Or Not To Sign” (Back Stage, March 14, 2003).


  • “Do You Need Someone In Your Corner? — Managers and What They Can Do For You” (Show Business Weekly, February 6, 2002).


  • “What Is A Personal Manager?” (Henderson’s Personal Manager Directory, 2000).


  • “Manage This: Agents and managers are debating their evolving business like never before. What’s in it for actors?” (Back Stage West, June 3, 1999). 
  • Consultant and expert witness on entertainment trade custom, usage and practices for arbitration and litigation related to personal managers and artists engaged in entertainment, media and the performing arts.


  • International award-winning television producer and personal manager for 35 years for authors, entertainers, media celebrities and professional speakers.


  • Elected in 1988 to membership in the National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM), the nation’s oldest trade association committed to the advancement of personal managers and their clients. Serving as NCOPM National President, 2002 to present.


  • Artist clients during his 35 year personal management career have included: The Amazing Kreskin®, the world’s foremost mentalist; television chefs The Clever Cleaver Brothers®; American music legends The World Famous Ink Spots; Steve Kruschen, television’s one and only Mr. Gadget®; Alain Nu, The Man Who Knows™ — star of TLC Network mini-series “The Mysterious World of Alain Nu;” TV game/talk show host Ross Shafer; actress, comedienne and television personality April Brucker, Rear Admiral (ret.) James M. Galloway, MD, FACP, former assistant United States Surgeon General, and many other authors, entertainers, media celebrities and professional speakers.


  • Former consultant and Advisory Board Member for G2E, the Global Gaming Expo, the world’s largest conference and trade show for the casino entertainment industry. Founder and former Executive Producer of the Casino Entertainment Awards, the official awards honoring outstanding artists, executives and venues in the casino entertainment industry nationwide.


  • Honored by the International Film & TV Festival for “worthy achievement in creativity and effective communication in comedy television programming” with a bronze medal for American Campus Tour, a tv special starring Emmy recipient Jayne Kennedy. Also honored as executive producer of Kreskin’s Quest, winner of top 10 international variety/music specials of the year.


  • Served on advisory boards for International Entertainment Buyers Association and National Association for Campus Activities.

 

  • Career professional experience includes U. S. Army Field Artillery Officer, municipal and state law enforcement officer, entertainment talent agent, advertising and public relations consultant, special events management and international award-winning television producer.