The Helen Wells Agency has been a premier talent agency in the Midwest for nearly forty years. From offices in Indianapolis and Louisville HWA represents the region's top actors and models to leading advertisers, marketing and ad agencies, retail brands, trade shows, TV and film. Our agency conforms to the highest industry standards and takes pride in a quality of service unmatched in the business.


Lisa Burns
Agency Director, Partner


Lori Fetter
Talent Agent
Lisa Burns is our Agency Director. She joined the Helen Wells Agency in mid-2016. Lisa brings a long resume in developing talent-focused organizations and spurring them toward growth and a higher level of service. Lisa has a degree in fashion merchandising from Georgia Southern University.

Lori Fetter has been with HWA since it launched in 1980. She works passionately and tirelessly with our talent to assure the best quality and the best outcomes. Lori’s love of this business is obvious to anyone who has the privilege of working with her. Lori graduated from Indiana University with a degree in biological sciences.

Beth Hall joined HWA recently to lead our Louisville office. Beth will expand HWA’s TV and film opportunities while also applying her skills as acting coach and talent scout. Beth is passionate about this industry and is talent-centered. She has a BA from Centre College and an MA in teaching from the University of Louisville.

Dennis Erwin handles our finances and the systems underlying our agency. Before joining HWA in 2016, Dennis worked with private companies helping grow them into stable, successful organizations. He studied economics at DePauw University and received an MBA at Indiana University.

Danielle Wilson works behind the scenes to support the organization. Her skill and passion for the business keep us on task every day. Danielle has a degree in tourism, conventions & event management from IUPUI.

Beth Hall
Talent Scout

Dennis Erwin
Chief Operating Officer, Partner

Danielle Wilson


Helen Wells
The Helen Wells Agency was founded in 1980 by the late Helen Wells. She built the agency on the principles of integrity and excellence, which promoted it to grow into the preeminent talent agency in the Midwest. For almost four decades, the Helen Wells Agency has been marketing the region‘s most elite talent to the industry‘s top clients. It is our privilege to carry on her legacy.