Jeffery Tribble, Jr.
Levine Music President and CEO, effective July 1, 2021
Chicago south side native, Jeffery Tribble, Jr., has been a drummer since the age of three, ultimately leading him to receive a music scholarship to Howard University. After graduating magna cum laude from Howard, Jeffery was accepted to The George Washington University Law School, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2011. While in law school, Jeffery founded The MusicianShip, a nonprofit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences and opportunities to benefit those who need it most. Under Jeffery’s direction as CEO, The MusicianShip grew from serving two students in 2009 to nearly 2,000 in 2021, and acquired the Washington Youth Choir, the Washington Area Music Association Wammie Awards, and the DC Funk Parade. Those acquistions preserved renowned DC music institutions so that our communities may continue to reap the benefits of DC’s incredible music heritage.
In his prior position, Jeffery garnered support from companies such as Google, Hard Rock Cafe, Marriott, Delta Airlines, Wells Fargo, Uber, and Dropbox, and was inducted—as an honorary member—in to Phi Mu Alpha, the largest, oldest, music fraternity in the world. He was named B.E. Modern Man by Black Enterprise Magazine, and one of Magic Johnson’s 32 Under 32. He has won numerous civic awards, including the NBC4 2020 Community Leadership Award, in addition to being chosen as a featured leader in their NBC Black History Month Series.
For seven years, Jeffery helped steward an Inc Fast 5000 tech company from $4M to $36M annually, overseeing contracts of $150M+ and credits much of this private sector experience for his management and strategy success. Other notable achievements include Jeffery completing a Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program at Georgetown University, being the Chief Strategist for internationally renowned recording artist, Jeremih, and being a Business Strategist for Pro-Bowl NFL Cornerback, Josh Norman. In 2019, Jeffery also had the chance to interview one of his childhood heroes on his nationwide book tour – Grammy-, Golden Globe-, Oscar-, Emmy-Award winning artist, Common. Jeffery currently sits on the Board of Governors for The Recording Academy’s Washington DC, Chapter. Jeffery and his wife have a one-year-old son. Jeffery loves to travel and has visited 34 countries.