Promotions, Departures At Black River Entertainment

Pictured (Clockwise, L-R): XX, Dawn Delvo, XX, Mike Wilson

Pictured (Clockwise, L-R): Bailey White, Dawn Delvo, Tanya Welch, Mike Wilson

Black River Entertainment CEO Gordon Kerr has announced the promotion of Dawn Delvo, Tanya Welch, and Mike WilsonBailey White is welcomed as the new Promotion Coordinator. Exiting the company are General Manager Greg McCarn, and Promotion Coordinator Taylor Weil.

Delvo, who joined the team nearly six years ago in 2011, has been promoted from Director of Public Relations to Head of Media and Public Relations for the company.

Following more than 20 years with Sony Music Nashville, Welch joined Black River Entertainment in June of 2015 as Senior Director, Marketing and has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing.

Wilson, who joined the Black River team in 2013 and has served most recently as Vice President of Promotion, has been elevated to Sr. Vice President of Promotion.

“We continue to make strides to become the company we know we have to be in order to help our artists, songwriters, and staff reach their full potential,” said Kerr. “Elevating Dawn and Tanya is the natural step towards that end. I am continually impressed with their leadership, vision and commitment to the Black River family!”

“Mike has mentored and guided our excellent promotion staff, and through that leadership, we have achieved history making results,” said Black River Records’ Executive Vice President Rick Froio. “We are thrilled to announce that Mike will continue to play a major role in the company as our Sr. Vice President of Promotion.”

Dawn and Tanya continue to report to Kerr and can be reached by phone at 615-780-3070 or via email, [email protected] or [email protected].

Mike reports to Black River Records’ EVP Rick Froio, Mike can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 615-780-3070.

Joining Black River’s promotion department as Promotion Coordinator is Bailey White. With a background in pop, country, and Christian formats, Bailey’s previous stops include Sony Music Nashville,, Provident Label Group, Crowd Surf, and most recently the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

“We are very excited to have Bailey joining us,” said Mike Wilson. “She brings in new energy, passion for music, and a great work ethic.”

Bailey reports to Black River’s Sr. Vice President of Promotion Mike Wilson, and can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 615-780-3070.


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