2018 Board of Directors

2018 Board Of Directors

Officers

Bill Simmons

Chairman
The Fitzgerald Hartley Company

Jody Williams

President
BMI

Rob Beckham

President Elect
WME

Kurt Johnson

Secretary/Treasurer
Townsquare Media

 Directors

Allen Anders

AEG Live

Steve Buchanan

Opry Entertainment

J. William Denny

Denny Properties

Mike Dungan

Universal Music Group Nashville

John Esposito

Warner Music Nashville

Karen Fairchild

Little Big Town

Joe Galante

Galante Entertainment Organization

Kenny Greenberg

Greenberg Music

John Huie

Creative Artists Agency

Marion Kraft

ShopKeeper Management

Luke Laird

Creative Nation Music

Everett Lybolt

Sound Image

John Marks

Spotify

Shane McAnally

SMACKSongs, LLC

Ebie McFarland

Essential Broadcast Media

Mike Moore

Entercom Communications

Charlie Morgan

Emmis Communications

Brian O’Connell

Live Nation Nashville

Milly Olykan

AEG Europe/The O2 London

Ralph Peer II

peermusic

Brian Philips

CMT – Country Music Television

Liz Rose

Liz Rose Music

Darius Rucker

Stacey Schlitz

SchlitzLAW

Scott Scovill

Moo TV, CenterStaging, and Moo Creative Media

Bob Shennan

BBC

Jimmie Lee Sloas

Jennie Smythe

Girlilla Marketing

Clarence Spalding

Maverick

Troy Tomlinson

Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Ed Warm

Joe’s Bar

Dwight Wiles

Wiles + Taylor & Co., PC

Sally Williams

Opry Entertainment

Directors at Large

Marcie Allen

MAC Presents, LLC

Chris Baldizan

MGM Resorts International

Jim Beavers

Steve Blatter

Sirius XM Satellite Radio

Scott Borchetta

Big Machine Label Group

Becky Brenner

Albright & O’Malley & Brenner Country Radio Specialists.

Kix Brooks

Frank Bumstead

Flood, Bumstead, McCready,
& McCarthy, Inc.

Terry Calonge

Richards & Southern, Inc.

Tony Conway

Conway Entertainment Group

Virginia Davis

G-Major Management

Bob DiPiero

Being Bob Music

Chris DuBois

Sea Gayle Music

Ann Edelblute

The HQ

Kerri Edwards

KP Entertainment

Brett Eldredge

Ted Ellis

Harbour Media Partners

Jeff Garrison

Cox Media Group

Randy Goodman

Sony Music Nashville

Mary Hilliard Harrington

Red Light Management

Lon Helton

Country Aircheck

Clay Hunnicutt

Big Loud Records

Brett James

Cornman Music and Management

Matthew Lazarus-Hall

Uncommon Cord

Jonathan Levine

Paradigm

Vivien Lewit

YouTube/Google

Jon Loba

BBR Music Group

Bill Mayne

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.

Deb McDermott

Media General

Mike McVay

Cumulus Media

Maria Molin Ljunggren

Capitol Music Group Sweden

Rod Phillips

iHeartMedia

Ryan Redington

Amazon Music

Sally Seitz

Apple / iTunes

Jeff Stevens

Jeff Stevens Music

Mike Vaden

Decosimo Vaden

Ben Vaughn

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

Troy Vollhoffer

Premiere Global Production Company, Inc.

Biff Watson

Biff-Bangs Productions, Inc.

Chris Young

Ex-Officio

Jim Free

The Smith-Free Group, LLC

Butch Spyridon

Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation

Kyle Young

Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Legal Counsel

R. Horton Frank

Watkins & McNeilly, PLLC

Richard Frank

Counsel Emeritus

Joel Katz

Greenberg Traurig, LLP