2017 Board of Directors

Board Of Directors

Officers

Sally Williams

Chairman
Ryman Auditorium

Bill Simmons

President
The Fitzgerald Hartley Company

Jody Williams

President Elect
BMI

Kurt Johnson

Secretary/Treasurer
Townsquare Media

 Directors

Allen Anders

AEG Live

Rob Beckham

WME

Kix Brooks

Steve Buchanan

Opry Entertainment

Frank Bumstead

Flood, Bumstead, McCready,
& McCarthy, Inc.

Terry Calonge

Richards & Southern, Inc.

Tony Conway

Conway Entertainment Group

J. William Denny

Denny Properties

Bob DiPiero

Being Bob Music

Ann Edelblute

The HQ

John Esposito

Warner Music Nashville

Karen Fairchild

Little Big Town

Randy Goodman

Sony Music Nashville

Lon Helton

Country Aircheck

Marion Kraft

ShopKeeper Management

Luke Laird

Creative Nation Music

Maria Molin Ljunggren

Capitol Music Group Sweden

Everett Lybolt

Sound Image

John Marks

Spotify

Michael Martin

ASCAP

Bill Mayne

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.

Shane McAnally

SMACKSongs, LLC

Charlie Morgan

Emmis Communications

Milly Olykan

AEG Europe/The O2 London

Ralph Peer II

peermusic

Brian Philips

CMT – Country Music Television

Sally Seitz

Apple / iTunes

Jimmie Lee Sloas

Biff Watson

Biff-Bangs Productions, Inc.

Dwight Wiles

Wiles + Taylor & Co., PC

Directors at Large

Marcie Allen

MAC Presents, LLC

Jim Beavers

Steve Blatter

Sirius XM Satellite Radio

Scott Borchetta

Big Machine Label Group

Becky Brenner

Albright & O’Malley & Brenner Country Radio Specialists.

Chris DuBois

Sea Gayle Music

Mike Dungan

Universal Music Group Nashville

Kerri Edwards

KP Entertainment

Brett Eldredge

Ted Ellis

Harbour Media Partners

Joe Galante

Galante Entertainment Organization

Jeff Garrison

Cox Media Group

John Hamlin

Switched On Entertainment

Ed Hardy

Hardy Media and Entertainment Group

Mary Hilliard Harrington

Red Light Management

Clint Higham

Morris Higham Management

John Huie

Creative Artists Agency

Clay Hunnicutt

Big Loud Records

Brett James

Cornman Music and Management

Vivien Lewit

YouTube/Google

Jon Loba

BBR Music Group

Deb McDermott

Media General

Ebie McFarland

Essential Broadcast Media

Mike McVay

Cumulus Media

Jim Ed Norman

The Curb Group

Brian O’Connell

Live Nation Nashville

Jason Owen

Sandbox Entertainment

Rod Phillips

iHeartMedia

David Ross

BossRoss Media

Darius Rucker

Stacey Schlitz

SchlitzLAW

Scott Scovill

Moo TV, CenterStaging, and Moo Creative Media

Bob Shennan

BBC

Jennie Smythe

Girlilla Marketing

Clarence Spalding

Maverick

Jeff Stevens

Jeff Stevens Music

Troy Tomlinson

Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Ben Vaughn

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

Troy Vollhoffer

Premiere Global Production Company, Inc.

Tim Westergren

Pandora Media

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