Wes Yoder is the founder of Ambassador Agency Inc., a Christian-based literary agency and speakers bureau. He was raised on a dairy farm in the Amish and Mennonite community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife.
Yoder moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1973 to work in the music business. He was a pioneer during the Jesus Movement in the formation of the Contemporary Christian Music genre. He represented and helped launch the careers of artists including Amy Grant and Michael Card.
In 1984, he formed Ambassador Agency, the first speakers bureau to assist thinkers and authors dedicated to a biblical world-view.
Projects include national media representation of The Purpose Driven Life and literary and media representation of two # 1 New York Times best-sellers, Mistaken Identity and The Shack.
Yoder's first book, Bond of Brothers: Connecting with Other Men beyond Work, Weather and Sports, is published by Zondervan (October 2010). Yoder appeared on The TODAY Show in an interview about his book with Ann Curry.
- Amy Grant: The Life of a Pop Star, By Bob Willard, Published by Macmillan, 2003 ISBN 0-312-30390-4, ISBN 978-0-312-30390-7
- McCaughey septuplets get an agent, CNN.com, December 10, 1997
- Christian Agency: We Do Not Intend to Represent Octuplets Mom, by Eric Young, Christian Post Reporter, Feb. 17 2009