RCA Inspiration Names Damon Williams As VP, Marketing

Damon Williams

RCA Inspiration has named Damon Williams as their new Vice President of Marketing, where the industry veteran will join the Nashville-based label in spearheading marketing initiatives for their roster, which includes hitmakers Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul), Travis Greene, Israel Houghton, Donald Lawrence, Le’Andria, Donnie McClurkin, Jason Nelson, Marvin Sapp, Tasha Page-Lockhart (Fo Yo Soul), The Walls Group (Fo Yo Soul), William Murphy, Deon Kipping, Koryn Hawthorne and more.

Phil Thornton, RCA Inspiration, Sr. VP and General Manager, comments, “I am thrilled to welcome Damon Williams to our team here at RCA Inspiration in Nashville as the new VP of Marketing. I have known Damon for many years, and in working together on numerous projects in the past I am looking forward to continued collaboration with Damon joining the rest of our team, bringing his wide-ranging experience and creative ideas to highlighting the incredible artists and new records we have coming out for 2018.”

Helming projects that have taken him across the country, Damon Williams lands in Nashville following label stints with Entertainment One Music, Music World Entertainment, and Sony BMG, where his creative strategies and brand-building expertise have included multi-platform marketing campaigns, overseeing photo and video shoot projects, creative design, merchandise, special events and more, working with artists such as Shirley Caesar, Yolanda Adams, Ricky Dillard, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, John P. Kee, Vickie Winans, Trin-i-tee 5:7, among many others.

Beyond music, Williams’ career includes work in marketing various network and film projects includes HBO’s Game of Thrones, Oxygen’s Preachers of LA, Preachers of Detroit, and Fix My Choir, and the acclaimed films 12 Years A Slave and Black Nativity for Fox Searchlight Pictures. A native of New York, Damon Williams is a dual-degree graduate of Syracuse University and as a freelance writer, has also published articles in various Gospel and industry publications.

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