Penny Gattis, who previously served as Sr. Director, A&R for Round Hill Music since 2016, has joined Eclipse Music Group as General Manager, Publishing.
Prior to her work with Round Hill, Gattis had served as Director, Writer Publisher Relations at BMI.
“We are very excited that Penny is joining the Eclipse team,” said company co-founder Kurt Locher. “Eclipse is dedicated to creating an environment for songwriters and artists to grow and thrive. Penny shares that passion, and she has an amazing track record of building relationships and creating successful strategic partnerships. We very much look forward to her putting her experience and energy to work for our talented creative roster.”
“It is an honor to join Eclipse Music Group,“ said Gattis. “I deeply respect Eclipse’s dedication and commitment to creativity and development and am thrilled to represent their incredible roster of songwriters in this new publishing role.”
At Round Hill, Gattis was responsible for business development including copyright asset acquisitions and exclusive publishing agreements with songwriters including Ashley Gorley, Dallas Davidson, Danny Myrick, Jimmy Robbins, and Katie Pruitt. At Round Hill, Gattis helped earn 40 No. 1 country songs. Gattis also worked with Round Hill’s sync team to create numerous film and television placements for the Nashville roster. During her career, Gattis has also helped to create events including BMI’s Sync THIS!; Kendell Marvel’s Honky-Tonk Experience, and Recording Academy’s Writer Retreat.
The Nashville-based music publisher and management company Eclipse Music Group was founded in 2017; the company’s current roster includes Payton Smith, Ronnie Bowman, Jim McCormick, Katie Pruitt, Early James, Sarah Darling and Nick Connors.
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