Industry Ink: Anderson Benson, BMI, NS2

Anderson Benson Adds Two Senior Level Positions

Pictured (L-R): Jaye Thurston, Ingrid Pacchioli

Nashville-based Anderson Benson, an independent insurance and risk management firm, has announced the hiring of two new senior professionals. Ingrid Pacchioli will be a Marketing Associate; and Jaye Thurston has been added as Commercial Lines Account Manager.

Pacchioli has moved from Easton, Pennsylvania, and was previously with Kressler, Wolff and Miller Insurance Agency. There she coordinated and oversaw all aspects of agency commercial lines, including sales and marketing, new business development plus mergers and acquisition. Thurston joins Anderson Benson from Willis Towers Watson where she most recently served as a Client Service Specialist. There she was responsible for maintaining and responding to Select & Middle Market commercial accounts.

“Ingrid and Jaye are talented and experienced industry professionals that will be able to step in and immediately provide top flight services to our clients,” said George Anderson, President and Co-Founder of Anderson Benson. “They each have decades of industry experience at the highest levels. Anderson Benson is not just growing, but adding leading industry talent that will benefit our clients and their diversifying needs.”


BMI’s Mobley Performs For Texas Broadcasters Annual Convention

Pictured (L-R): BMI’s Mason Hunter, BMI songwriter Mobley, HD Radio’s Rick Greenhut & TAB President Oscar Rodriguez. Photo: Lacey Lynn Seymour Photography

BMI again partnered with the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) and HD Radio to bring Austin-based songwriter/producer Mobley to perform at the TAB’s 65th annual convention at the JW Marriott in Austin, on Aug. 1.

The one-man band opened the 1,100-person convention with songs from his latest release, Fresh Lies, Vol. 1. Mobley has been on tour promoting his newest album and recently performed on the BMI stage at Hangout Fest and Lollapalooza.


NS2 Promotes Sarah Madalinski To Director Of Marketing

Sarah Madalinski

Nashville-based, full-service concert promotion company National Shows 2 (NS2), has promoted Sarah Madalinski to Director of Marketing – Theatres & Digital.

Madalinski, who joined NS2 over two years ago, was previously responsible for the marketing and advertising of over 250 concerts nationwide annually, as well as all advertising and promotions for NS2’s events at the Charleston Music Hall and Carolina Theatre of Durham. Madalinski also absorbed marketing duties for NS2’s recent exclusive booking partnership with the Charleston Gaillard Theatre, and will take on Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Virginia as she oversees exclusively booked venues in her new position.

“Madalinski’s work here at NS2 speaks for itself,” said NS2 President Darin Lashinsky. “She is a wealth of knowledge on digital trends, and has produced hundreds of successful advertising and promotional campaigns over the years. She’s a talented and multi-faceted marketer, and her enthusiasm and dedication are invaluable.”

“Being a part of the tremendous growth and success that NS2 & Frank Productions have accomplished over the past few years has made it one of the most fulfilling times of my career,” said Madalinski. “I’m humbled by the opportunity to lead the marketing team as we look to cultivate relationships with our fans through unique and interactive digital experiences, as well as build and nurture the ones we have within our exclusively booked venues and the communities they serve.”


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