BMLG Names Melanie Ainsworth As Controller

Melanie Ainsworth

Melanie Ainsworth

Melanie Ainsworth has been promoted to the role of Controller at Big Machine Label Group, effective immediately. In the newly-created role, Ainsworth will oversee budget compliance and financial analysis while working closely with all BMLG departments. She will also lead the finance and accounting teams throughout their support functions across BMLG’s five imprints: Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co., Republic Nashville, Dot Records and Nash Icon Records.

Ainsworth was previously Director of Finance for BMLG.

“I am very pleased that we are able to give Melanie this much-deserved promotion. She is highly competent and productive, an exceptional professional, and a valuable member of the BMLG team. Melanie is also an absolute pleasure to work with,” said SVP, Finance Mike Craft.

“I am thrilled to be part of such a forward-thinking label group, contributing in so many ways to the landscape of country music and beyond,” said Ainsworth. “Thanks to Scott, Andrew, and Mike for allowing me the opportunity to continue to grow with the company and contribute to the success of the Big Machine Label Group.”

Previously Ainsworth served as the Director of Finance for the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and Senior Accountant for Bridgestone Arena and the Nashville Predators.

Ainsworth can be reached at [email protected]  or at 615-574-7830.


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