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With over 30 years of experience, Tim Grable is a veteran of the speaker and entertainment industry. With a vast range of experience including concert promoter, marketing, merchandise development, career management, and development, agent (speaker, literary, entertainment, commercial and film), it is hard to find a side of the business he has not worked.
Tim Grable founded The Grable Group, an organization dedicated to bringing agency representation back to its roots as a service focused on personal development and mutual benefit. His philosophy, which revolves around retaining a select group of comedians, entertainers, unique variety acts, talent and personally nurturing their careers, has successfully proven the viability of an ethical and genuine approach to vocational development. Tim utilizes a comprehensive background in business and entertainment sectors to locate and develop endorsements, licensing, and film and TV resources.
Tim created and spearheaded several organizations in 2001, including founding The Nashville Speakers Bureau, an event services agency whose success was recognized with a Music City Future 50 award. He also guided The Nashville Group in providing an invaluable network of entertainment resources for aspiring talent. He assumed the role of President of Nashville Agency, solidifying his reputation as an honest and capable leader with the experience and resources to deliver his vision of small town feeling with very big results. He has an unmatched eye for profit building and is an expert closer, consistently meeting expectations and enhancing future relationships.
For a full list of clients visit http://thegrablegroup.com/
Family Friendly Comedians
Manager (2014 - Present)
Heidi Schwartz, Paint Your Event
Heidi Schwartz is a live event painter that creates memorable interpretive paintings ranging from corporate event and charity banquet to wedding and birthday. Heidi is the world’s leading event painter who can capture your event in a way photography cannot match. Her paintings capture the event’s atmosphere with an incredible use of colors and brush strokes. If you are planning an event and are looking for a way to make it different and special for all your guests to attend and to remember, let Heidi paint your event!
Manager (2013 - Present)
Steve McGranahan has teamed up with Discovery Channel, Tommy Christmas and Chuck Kountz for Fat ’n Furious: Rolling Thunder. The show is airing on Discovery’s Motor Mondays. Steve is the Muscle of Fat N Furious: Rolling Thunder
Meet Steve McGranahan, the World’s Strongest Redneck. Big (6’ tall, 333 lbs), bulky (his arms measure 22” around), and yes, strong (benched RAW 500 for 2; dead lifted 585 for 5; squatted 620 for 2), Steve is redneck to the bone and proud of it. He is also very, very funny as evidenced by his regular appearances on CMT’s “Country Fried Home Videos,” sharing the stage with Larry the Cable Guy on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and amazing the audience on Steve Harvey’s Big Time Challenge.
President (2009 - Present)
The Grable Group
Public Company, 2-10, Entertainment
The Grable Group is a entertainment booking agency and speakers bureau that provides unique live entertainment and comedians for corporate events, parties, meetings, banquets, cruises, performing arts centers, casinos, special events, non-profit fundraisers, product launches, college events, trade shows, festivals & fairs, leadership retreats, employee events, corporate "wow", private parties & more. Our goal is to help our clients navigate waters to meet specific individual goals.
We feature a variety of entertainment and stand-up comedy including funny comedians, clean comedians, stand up comedians, corporate comedians, entertainment, comedy magic, entertaining magicians and Christian comedians. Our variety acts include Sand Art, ventriloquists, jugglers, comedy magicians percussion, mentalists, and illusionists.
Agent (2007 - Present)
Joe Castillo - SandStory
Exclusive Agent for corporate entertainer and keynote speaker Joe Castillo. Joe Castillo is a best selling author, keynote speaker, artist, corporate entertainer and storyteller who has developed new way of telling stories with his hands. He calls this latest innovation “SandStory”. These stories have become a world-wide sensation and Joe has performed for Presidents, Royalty, CEO’s, international corporations around the world and as a finalist on America’s Got Talent. His performances entertain, inspire and leave people with a sense of awe. Joe Castillo is the premier “SandStory” artist in the world today.
Clean Comedy Agent (2002 - Present)
Taylor Mason Entertainment
Exclusive Comedy Agent for Taylor Mason. Taylor Mason's quick wit, flawless delivery, unparalleled ventriloquism skills and brilliant material make him a hit with audiences of all ages. He is a ventriloquist, musician and stand-up comedian. In 1990 he won Star Search (predecessor to America’s Got Talent), beating out some of the best known clean comics in the country.
His experience as a comedy writer, clean comedian and performer has taken him from The Second City Theater in Chicago to headlining gigs at every major comedy club across the country. He’s as comfortable writing and executing humor for corporate clients like Microsoft and Wal-Mart as he is doing a show for teens or children on a Disney Cruise ship. He’s performed for countless church functions. He’s inclusive, he’s genuinely interested in his audience and he’s 100% committed to every performance, every project, and every single job he takes.
Clean Comedy Agent (2001 - Present)
Responsible booking agent for The World’s Funniest, Most Inspiring Comedian Jeff Allen.
Jeff Allen combines corporate comedy, hilarious humor like no other clean comedian working today. Besides performing at corporate functions and fundraisers, he regularly appears on television, radio and casinos across the country. Consistently making heroes out of meeting
planners, Jeff Allen provides clean, world‐class comedy.
Clean Comedy Agent (2001 - Present)
Responsible booking agent for Comedian Daren Streblow.
Daren Streblow’s unique style of observational stand-up comedy has been entertaining hundreds-of-thousands of people throughout the United States and around the world since he first stepped on the stage in 1995. Daren headlines churches, fundraisers, corporate functions, and colleges all over North America. He’s a “humor opportunist” who is always looking for the comical side of life and how people live it. He takes topics that everyone can relate to and filters them through his unique lens where connecting A to B leads to a letter in the Greek alphabet or maybe salad dressing.
Clean Comedy Agent (1992 - Present)
Exclusive Comedy Agent for entertainer Bob Stromberg. Bob Stromberg has a clean comic arsenal including physical comedy, a non-threatening touch of audience participation and even hand shadows, which the London Metro called, “Stunning!” His megahit theater phenomenon, Triple Espresso (a Highly Caffeinated Comedy) has broken box office records in cities worldwide and sold over two million tickets. The Los Angeles Times has described it as “…a triple jolt of inspired craziness”.