About Us

Mike Atkins Entertainment is a premier entertainment management company.  Combining the talents of professionals with over 80 years of experience, we serve and work towards growing the impact of creative individuals.  Mike Atkins Entertainment is partnered with Lucid Artist Management, and together we honorably represent singers, speakers, comedians, authors, illusionists and other communicators of hope.  As a team, we endeavor to diligently support and expand the ministries, lives and careers of our clients.

Team

Mike Atkins

Owner/President

Mike Atkins has been one of the most prominent individuals in the Christian music industry for over 25 years. He has managed the careers and ministries of many artists including Sandi Patty, Point of Grace, Jaci Velasquez, 4Him, Petra, CeCe Winans and many others. After taking a 5-year hiatus to be with his family, he is back at MAE doing what he loves most.

Greg Lucid

Executive Vice President

Few people in the entertainment industry have been more consistent or successful at detecting and growing talent as Greg Lucid. He’s successfully guided the careers of Jaci Velasquez, Sandi Patty, CeCe Winans, Mark Schultz, and William McDowell just to name a few. Greg’s distribution company has over 1 million direct sales of physical units and has multiple #1 chart topping records. “I am not conventional in the way I work a business deal or create a new product. I look for the creative, then promote it – creatively.”

Camy McArdle

Co-Founder, 256 Entertainment

Camy joined the MAE team after working in the country music industry for more than 15 years with artists such as Brooks & Dunn, Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts & Terri Clark. She recently launched 256 Entertainment, a division of MAE, which manages exciting new artists in country music & Broadway theatre.

Anna Trent

Event Manager

Anna Trent serves MAE through the Indianapolis office and oversees many brands of MAE produced live events. In addition to serving as a day-to-day management representative, she has served as a program manager for many large conferences in addition to hosting women’s events. She won her first Dove Award serving as executive producer for Sandi Patty’s “Edge of the Divine” album in 2011 for Inspirational Album of the Year. Prior to her work at MAE, Trent served as a corporate event planner and non-profit public relations manager. She has been a part of the Christian music industry for many years, serving in a variety of roles specializing in operational logistics management and program development.

Marcus Rixon

Manager & Marketing

Marcus Rixon joins LAM & MAE with a diverse background in the music and entertainment industry. His experiences range from working at Blackbird Studio with John McBride, as an audio engineer at the Olympics, to being a tour manager and sound engineer for bands such as Mark Schultz, Selah, Unspoken, and Jonathan Jackson & Enation. It was while working closely with these various artists that Rixon discovered his true passion for helping grow and guide artists’ careers and ministries. He is ardent about innovation, developing relationships, and serving others.

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