YEP Announces Board Of Directors

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Nashville’s Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP), an organization that helps cultivate professional growth in the industry, has announced its 2016 Board of Directors.

The Board includes: MaryAnn Keen (Nettwerk/Ten Ten Music), Rachel Knight (The Knight Agency/Turnipblood Entertainment), Caroline Melby (Belmont University), Katie Roth (Universal Music Group), Alina Thompson (Country Music Association), Amelia Varni (Universal Music Publishing Group), Laura Williams (Smith Wiles and Company) and Christina Wiltshire (Latigo Shore Music).

Additionally, Jaclyn Carter (Shore Fire Media) will serve as public relations representative, and Catherine Moore (Farris, Self and Moore) will fulfill the role as treasurer.

The organizations Executive Director is Andrew Cohen (Suit Music), and co-chairs are Jarrod Holley (Suit Music) and Garrison Snell (Gyrosity Projects).

YEP’s first Alumni Class includes those who served on the 2015 YEP Board of Directors & Leadership Council: Laura Alexander (Kobalt Music), Emilija Clarke (MadeIn Network), Matt Cottingham (Ritholz Levy), Chelsey Flick (Broken Bow Records), Kristen Kee (Sony Music), Lee Krabel (HoriPro), Kendall Lettow (THiS Music), Steve Mekler (L3 Entertainment), Marc Rucker (Parallel Entertainment), Shannon Saunders (WME), Josh Saxe (Roundhill Music), Jordan Stephens (CMT), Margaret Tomlin (Sony Music) and Anna Weisband (THiS Music).

This year’s premiere partners are BMI, Morris Light & Sound and City National Bank, and other supporting teams include SunTrust, Grand Ole Opry, Clair Global, Avenue Bank, Ritholz Levy and Tri-Star Sports & Entertainment Group.

Upcoming YEP Events:
May 24: YEP Rewind: 90’s Night at Basement East
May 31: BMI/YEP Present at Exit/In
June 13: YEP Writer’s Night at Basement East
August 10: YEP Rewind: Soul Night at Basement East
August 16: BMI/YEP Present at Exit/In

More dates and events will be announced on YEP’s social media.


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