Travis Campbell, Drummer /Record Producer and Co-owner of Glen Campbell Music and Royalties. Travis grew up in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles California. His father was country music superstar, “Glen Campbell" and his mother was the late "Billie Jean Campbell”, known for her works with the great "Mother Teresa" in Calcutta India.
Travis received his early education in Lausanne, Switzerland and returned to the United States where he graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in French literature and minor in political science. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills, and having a famous father, Travis often appeared on his father’s television show "The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour".
From an early age Travis's father and mother encouraged him to pursue music. Travis had a natural love and passion for drumming, of which his father "Glen" loved to feature, Travis as a small child in photo shoots and television episodes singing and drumming alongside him; a proud father showcasing the musical talents of his young son, "Travis " Travis later married his wife in 2002, “Trudy Andes-Campbell". He played drums and produced her "World Tour Live Album”, which went on sale worldwide in 2004.
In 2005 Travis and Trudy began working with the men and women of the armed forces when Executive Director of The California National Guard Association, "James Martin Lubey" and United States President "Gerald Ford", requested to have them as his headliners for "Freedom Afghanistan, and Iraq Freedom Concert, The couple was honored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the National Convention presenting President "George W. Bush", with a bronze Award engraved with the words of the song/anthem "Friends Prayer" written by Trudy Andes-Campbell, and produced by Travis Campbell. Travis went on to drum for country music legend, Tanya Tucker, and was featured as the drummer on the live concert, award winning video starring Tanya Tucker singing his father's hit, "By the Time I get to Phoenix". Travis organized and produced Tanya Tucker’s song "Forever Loving You". Travis and Trudy Andes-Campbell partnered with Tennessee Senator Rusty Crowe on Travis's latest album, "A Tribute to My Father "Glen Campbell", in stores now. After being alienated from his father "Glen Campbell" who suffered from Alzheimer’s, Travis is honored to join with Kerri Kasem and The Kasem Cares Foundation to pass laws throughout the United States to protect Elders from being alienated from their family and loved ones.
Trudy Andes Campbell, President and CEO of
"Andes Land Cattle and Oil Company", which owns and operates 38 Farms and Ranches in Kansas and Oklahoma.
At the age of eighteen years old Trudy purchased the Landmark "Saint James Hotel" in downtown Winfield Kansas. It was the first commercial property she renovated.
Now nearly 35 years later, she still owns the downtown Kansas landmark, known as the "Trudy Andes Campbell" building".
The property consists of a Movie Theater, downtown apartments and is home of the Kansas Republican Headquarters.
Trudy Andes Campbell started her career at an early age.
At seven years old she was working on the ranch feeding cattle, riding pastures, and going with her father to check his oil wells.
At the age of twelve Trudy's father was killed in a wheat Truck wreck, and by age thirteen she enrolled in Patricia Steven's Modeling and Fashion College for the next four years where she went on to win Miss Teenage Kansas and was elected FFA Sweetheart.
In her senior year, she was voted Winfield High School Winter Sports Homecoming Queen. Trudy worked as a professional model, singer, and founded "Andes Cosmetics Company" along with owning and operating "The Henderson Place Ranch" featuring 120 Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and Paint mares, along with several major stallions including the "SECRETARIAT stallion "Riverside Ruler" , Deputy Minister Stallion "De Minister", and the sale topping stallion "Rivertot".
Trudy went on to work as a singer recording over 60 songs and three commercially released CDs which include "Always On My Mind", "World Tour Live," and The California National Guards "Tribute to the Troops".
Trudy married her Husband Travis Campbell in 2002, and the two began a marriage and business partnership of which they built together a Record and Communications Company, purchased the Miss Teenage America Pageant, and formed Campbell Champlin INC. with Trudy's two sons Garrett and Westen Champlin featuring their production/episodes of Westen Champlin’s "GW Country."
I think the most important thing anyone can do is give people hope and inspire others to be their best.
I have two sons, and I've always tried to instill good work ethics and encourage them to do their best in whatever they do.,
So, my greatest achievement in my life is my son's hard work pays off.
Their channel has over 40 million viewers and 450,000 subscribers. My sons have worked with me from the time they were young, just like I did with my father, and I think it’s good to teach your children and young people early that with hard work , dedication and passion you can fulfill your dreams, and never, never give up.
These are the same principles the Kasem Cares organization was built on.
Kerri Kasem is my friend and I love her,
I love the fact she cares about people, about making a difference on this earth, about encouraging others, and being that light in the darkness...that's what Kasem Cares is all about
Letting others know they are not alone, Kasem Cares is the light in the darkness, and our Kasem Cares team knows if we work hard together, we can move mountains.
Trudy Campbell is honored to be a board member of the Kasem Cares foundation.