WMBA Announces Officers For 2016

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WMBA members and officers for 2016

The Women’s Music Business Association (WMBA) has elected the following women as officers for 2016:

President: Dana Lalevee (BMI)
Vice President: Stacy Scism (Capitol Christian Music Group)
Treasurer: Marissa Bond (Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy)
Secretary: Julia Grimoldi (Sony/ATV Music Publishing)
Events and Education Chairmen: Meredith Bunch (The Erv Woolsey Company) and Kristen England (Country Radio Seminar)
Membership and Marketing Chairman: Lauren Perry (Big Machine Label Group)

The WMBA is governed by a Board of Directors that includes Chairman of the Board Cindy Hunt (Monarch Publicity), Lindsey Clark (Deaton Flanigen Productions), Amery Fridenstine (Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy), Becky Harris (Huskins-Harris Business Management) and Brandi Simms (CMA). WMBA’s alumni branch is headed by co-chairmen Trina Lloyd-Weidner and Camilla Kleindienst.

Pictured (L-R): Meredith Bunch, Marissa Bond, Kristen England, Sandra Westerman-Stillwagon, Dana Lalevee, Stacy Scism, Julia Grimoldi, Lauren Perry

Pictured (L-R): Meredith Bunch, Marissa Bond, Kristen England, Sandra Westerman-Stillwagon,
Dana Lalevee, Stacy Scism, Julia Grimoldi, Lauren Perry

Also, the WMBA recently welcomed Sandbox Entertainment’s Sandra Westerman-Stillwagon as a speaker during its monthly meeting, held at ASCAP on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Westerman-Stillwagon is the day-to-day manager for Faith Hill at Sandbox Entertainment, as well as working on various projects within the company. Having been with Hill for the last 21 years, Sandra serves as one of the central figures for all communication and approvals for a vast team that surrounds every aspect of this superstar’s career, including managing corporate sponsorships (Coty Fragrances, Teleflora, CoverGirl, Hershey and Jeep), and projects including NBC’s Sunday Night Football, as well as all three of her network television specials.

Westerman-Stillwagon’s career started at ICM and APA in Los Angeles before moving into management at Borman Entertainment. While there, she worked with various artists including Faith, Dwight Yoakam, Violent Femmes, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum. She has co-produced charity events including Nashville Rising and Bama Rising. She is on the ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Advisory Board and is an alumni of Leadership Music, Class of 2009.  

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