In 1987, Nise' Davies founded Advantage Models & Talent with the intent to mentor to aspiring actors and models. The professional development she offered helped launch the careers of hundreds of successful actors, models and performers nationally and internationally.
In 2010, Kimberly Keen took over the daily operations of Advantage and launched 180 Talent - a full-service acting and modeling agency that services the film and fashion industry. The agency provides models, actors, singers and dancers for leading department stores, advertising agencies, casting directors, production companies, and photographers around the world. American Girl, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Logan's Roadhouse, Hibbett Sports, CMT Television, Belk, Gospel Music Association, LifeWay, Disney are just a few of the clients we have serviced.
Today, Advantage continues to discover talent and develop their potential, while instilling confidence, professionalism and high standards. As a faith-based company, Advantage Talent Development aims to prepare individuals to be a positive influence in the entertainment industry. The Better Business Bureau has given Advantage an A+ rating for over 20 years.