Independent Insurance Agency Owner / Actor; Vocalist at ITM (China) Ltd. / ITM (US) Ltd. The First Dragon™
- United States
David Merriam's Overview
- CEO at Suncoast Insurance Agency / The Merriam Insurance Agency LLC
- Vocalist / Music Production Advisor - First Dragon Music Suite™ / Recording Artist at ITM (China) Ltd. / ITM (US) Ltd.
- Studio Vocalist / Recording Artist / Songwriter - BMI at Studio Vocalist
- Studio Vocalist / Voice Over - BMI at David Merriam
David Merriam's Experience
Suncoast Insurance Agency / The Merriam Insurance Agency LLC
October 1999 – Present (15 years 1 month) Mobile, Alabama Area
Sun Coast Insurance is an independent insurance agency established in 2003.
We are able to quote your insurance needs through a number of carriers.
Sales / marketing insurance products / www.suncoastinsuranceagency.com
Vocalist / Music Production Advisor - First Dragon Music Suite™ / Recording Artist
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Public Relations and Communications industry
December 2012 – Present (1 year 11 months) United States
In 2012, David’s growing popularity, signature vocal sound and overwhelming musical talent attracted the Executives at the ITM Group in Cleveland and China.
It was John Stevens, the world renowned music composer, producer and musician, XM Satellite Radio’s, Production Director / In House Composer, and ITM and The First Dragon™ Ltd., Music Composer, Director, and Entertainment/Broadcasting Advisor, who brought Mr. Merriam to the attention of ITM Chairman, entertainment industry veteran, Jack Craciun III and Darren Anthony, ITM and The First Dragon™ Ltd., Entertaiment Producer, Lyricist, Artist, and Production Director.
A mutual relationship of integrity and Rock and Roll Spirit immediately develop between the four at the moment Merriam recognized the global significance of The First Dragon™ “Cross Cultural Exchange” avenues & enterprise identified by Stevens, Anthony, and Craciun and the opportunity to join forces musically to enhance the human condition around the world in real terms.
In December of 2012, David accepted the engagement to join ITM and sing for the coveted, “The First Dragon Suite Music Suite.” He brings more than 20 years of experience in songwriting, vocal orchestration and harmony composition, as well as his unparalleled voice talent to The First Dragon™ Cross Cultural Exchange Phantasmagoria of Literature, Fine Art (Calligraphy) and Music.
Studio Vocalist / Voice Over - BMI
January 2000 – Present (14 years 10 months) Worldwide
Vocal tracking for various songwriters and commercial voice-over work
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David Merriam's Summary
Originally from Houston, TX, David is an American Rock singer and songwriter with over 15+ yrs experience rocking clubs, festivals and arenas... David has done tons of interviews on radio and television over the years and have gained quite a bit of notoriety for himself. Recently, David had the pleasure of being Featured on the widely popular radio show, "The Big Rock Show with Tina Peek" and released two video games on Rockband 3 for XBox360 and PS2. David also had the honor of being chosen by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, of KISS, to open for their show in Houston with his group, Before Nine. David has also done Stand-In work on Tokarev, starring Nicolas Cage, Danny Glover, Max Ryan and Peter Stormare. He continues to pursue his music and acting.
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David Merriam's Projects
David Merriam's Skills & Expertise
- Music Industry
- Music Production
- Studio Recording
- Musical Theatre
- Voice Over
- Record Labels
- Film Sound
- Music Publishing
- Audio Engineering
- Insurance Brokerage
- Agency Mgmt
- Operations Management
- Retail Branding
- Professional Audio
- Music Licensing
- Film Scoring
- Original Music
- Booking Systems
- Music Supervision
- Music Management
David Merriam's Additional Information
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Opened for Kiss on September 17, 2010 in Houston, TX at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion. Check out some pics of Before Nine opening for KISS! http://lnk.ms/DcDm9
Before Nine now available on Rock Band 3 for XBox360!
Contact David for:
- career opportunities
- consulting offers
- new ventures
- job inquiries
- expertise requests
- business deals
- reference requests
- getting back in touch