Nancy Shapiro To Be Featured Guest At Rising Women on the Row Breakfast

Nancy Shapiro

Nancy Shapiro

Nancy Shapiro, Senior Vice President, Member Services for The Recording Academy, will serve as the special guest at MusicRow’s third annual Rising Women on the Row ceremony.

To be held March 21, 8:30am, at the Omni Nashville, the breakfast event will feature a sit-down discussion with Shapiro in addition to honoring Julie Boos (Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy), Caryl Healey (Sony Music Nashville), Kelly Rich (Big Machine Label Group), Ebie McFarland (Essential Broadcast Media), and Alicia Pruitt (Warner/Chappell Music). Read more about the honorees here.

Shapiro began her impressive career with The Recording Academy in 1985 as Executive Director of the Nashville Chapter. She worked toward establishing five new branches in Texas, Florida, the Pacific Northwest, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. as South Regional Director and National Field Director. She currently manages The Recording Academy’s 12 chapters, overseeing national education programming, fundraising events, professional development initiatives and operations, which serve over 20,000 members.

Appointed by Mayor Karl Dean to the Music City Music Council, Shapiro serves as Chair of the Music Makes Us Advisory Board for Metro Nashville Public Schools. She has also served on the boards of the Country Music Association; National Museum of African American Music; Tennessee Film, Music, and Entertainment Commission; Leadership Music; Country Music Retirement Center; the W.O. Smith Community Music School; the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau; and the Ear Foundation. She has received the Executive Award from the National Women Executives, the Founders Award from Music Row Industry Summit, the Women of Influence Award from Southern Living magazine, and was honored at the Country Music Hall of Fame’s Sixth Annual Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum.

RWOTRCity National Bank is the Presenting Sponsor for the event for the third year.

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Click here to read more about the honorees.


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Eric T. Parker oversees operations and contributes editorial for MusicRow's print magazine,, the RowFax tip sheet and the MusicRow CountryBreakout chart. He also facilitates annual events for the enterprise, including MusicRow Awards, CountryBreakout Awards and the Rising Women on the Row. [email protected] | @EricTParker

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