Bryan Lourd is a partner and Managing Director of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), an entertainment and sports agency, based in Los Angeles with offices in New York, London, Nashville, and Beijing. CAA represents many of the most successful professionals working in film, television, music, sports, theatre, video games, design, and the Internet, and provides a range of strategic marketing and consulting services to corporate clients. Lourd represents many of the world’s leading actors, actresses, directors, and producers.
A New Iberia, Louisiana, native, Lourd began his career as a page at CBS Studios before joining the William Morris Agency mailroom program in 1983, working his way up to agent. He moved to CAA in 1988. Seven years later, in October 1995, Lourd and his partners became the new owners of CAA.
Lourd is on the Board of InterActiveCorp (IAC) and a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH). He also serves on the boards of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO), and serves as a Trustee for the American Film Institute (AFI).
Lourd attended the University of Southern California, earning degrees in Journalism and International Relations.