Gersh has upped talent agent Nick Collins to partner.

Collins has been a rising star at the agency, where he started as an assistant in 2005, working for co-head Bob Gersh. He was promoted to agent in 2007. Collins has built a roster of clients that includes Chicago Fire star Taylor Kinney; The Blacklist‘s Megan Boone; Emmy winner Eric McCormack; Liam James, who stars in the upcoming ABC series The Family; David Walton (About a Boy) and Meagan Good (Minority Report, Think Like a Man franchise). Collins will be Gersh’s 19th partner.

“We’re very excited toGersh elevate Nick to partner at Gersh,” said Bob Gersh. “He has been a valuable member of the team since his days as my assistant, all the way through his promotion to talent agent and now to partner. We are pleased we have been able to continue to identify and promote talent from within the company.”