CAA has announced the promotion of eight to agent/executive, including music agents Kate Arenson and Ron Jordan. Other elevations include those of Jessica Brown, Sydney Chance, Emmett Gordon, Sydney Lipsitz, Peter Morton and Andi Wong.

Arenson, who ascends to agent in the Music Touring department, began at CAA as an intern in 2017, became an assistant in 2018 and was upped to coordinator through the Elevate program in 2022. Based in New York, she works with Glass Animals, Leon Bridges, Yoke Lore, Mumford & Sons, The Head and The Heart and The 502s, among others.

Jordan is also boosted to agent in Music Touring. He began his career in New York as an intern in 2016 before rising to assistant, coordinator and joining the Elevate program. He will continue working with artists like ARDN, Jean Deaux and tobi lou. Arenson and Jordan are pictured above.

Chance, Lipsitz, Wong

Based in Nashville, Sydney Chance rises to executive in Baseball, where she will advise the agency’s MLB clients on their digital-media strategies and off-the-field brand architecture.

Sydney Lipsitz has been promoted to executive and chief of staff in Sports Broadcasting, led by Matt Kramer and Tom Young.

Andi Wong has been elevated to agent in Media Finance, led by Benjamin Kramer and Roeg Sutherland. She will be based in the agency’s Los Angeles office. In her new role, Wong will specialize in the packaging of, sourcing financing for and/or selling the distribution rights to independently financed films.

New York-based Jessica Brown, Emmett Gordon and Peter Morton have been promoted to executive in Sports Property Sales.

Brown, Gordon, Morton

CAA Elevate is the agency’s next-generation training and practical-development curriculum. It emphasizes entrepreneurialism, inclusion, curiosity, collaboration and a growth mindset. Building on the agency’s prior training program but reimagined for today’s rapidly changing world, CAA Elevate was designed to cultivate best practices, encourage innovation, foster global strategic thinking and nurture the talents of CAA’s agents and executives in training.