MEET THE TEAM
Alex Goodman began his music industry career as the day-to-day and tour manager for American hip-hop and R&B recording artist, Sir the Baptist. Alongside Sir, Alex toured the country, putting on shows with Beyonce, Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, and more. Alex heads up Digital Media and Strategy at the record label, Riser House, where he works closely with artists such as Mitchel Tenpenny, Dillon Carmichael and Meagan Patrick. At Writers Room U, Alex helps connect schools to some of the industry's top music creators.
Director, Education Liaison
Dr. Kelley King is a K-12 educator with over 35 years of experience in both public and private schools, including 20 years as a school principal. Kelley is also the author of three books and her work in schools has been featured on The Today Show, in Newsweek magazine and on National Public Radio. Kelley’s school was the first to bring Nashville songwriters to the classroom. Now retired, Kelley joined the Writers Room U team to help bring the same real-world, engaging and joyful experiences to students across the country.
Director, Music Industry Liaison
Emily Falvey is an award-winning Nashville singer/songwriter & an alumna of Belmont University. She is signed to an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with SMACKSongs under Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne. The single Emily penned for MacKenzie Porter, “Seeing Other People,” reached #1 on the Canadian country chart. Other releases include Walker Hayes, Carly Pearce, Tiera, Jake Scott & more. In addition to teaching songwriting classes, Emily leads WRU's recruitment of top music industry professionals.