Quartz Hill Records and Brown Sellers Brown Management have announced a round of promotions and new staff hires.
Quartz Hill Records VP of Promotion April Rider has been promoted to Sr. VP of Promotion & Marketing for Brown Sellers Brown Management and Quartz Hill Records.
In her new role, Rider will oversee promotion and marketing efforts for both companies. Rider was one of Quartz Hill Records’ first executive hires and has led promotion and marketing efforts since the label’s launch in October of 2020. She previously served as the GM/Operations for Brown’s Stoney Creek Records, and also spent 11 years at Curb Records, rising to Sr. VP of Promotion. Rider also spent six years as a Managing Partner at RPM Entertainment. Rider can be reached at [email protected].
Quartz Hill Records Director of Regional Promotion Will Robinson has been promoted to VP of Promotion & Marketing for the label, reporting directly to Rider.
Prior to joining Quartz Hill in November of 2020, Robinson served at 19th & Grand and IRS Records. Robinson’s background also includes stints as the Program Director for WCAT and WCPP in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Creative Director for WNEW in New York, the Assistant Program Director and Creative Director for WRBQ and WQYK in Tampa, and Music Director/ Midday Personality for WFRE in Frederick, Maryland. Robinson can be reached at [email protected].
New hires to the company include Maurisa Pasick, who has been named Director of Promotion for Quartz Hill Records, reporting directly to Robinson.
Pasick transitions from her most recent role as East Coast Director of Promotion & Marketing for Brown Sellers Brown Management, where she worked with Quartz Hill artists Joe Nichols, Ben Gallaher and Nate Barnes at radio. Prior to joining Brown Sellers Brown Management in July 2021, Pasick served as the National Director of Promotion for Riser House Records. She also previously spent more than a decade as the Northeast Director of Promotion for New Revolution Entertainment, spearheading regional promotion and marketing. Pasick can be reached at [email protected].
Suzanne Durham has been named Director of Promotion for Quartz Hill, reporting directly to Robinson.
Durham joins the label with more than 25 years of experience in country radio promotion, most recently as Manager/Midwest Regional Promotion for 19th & Grand Records. Her previous career stints include time at both Show Dog and DreamWorks Records. Additionally, Durham served as the Country Marketing Manager for Universal Music Distribution for eight years. Durham can be reached at [email protected].
Denise Miller has been named Promotion Coordinator for Brown Sellers Brown Management and Quartz Hill Records.
Miller began her career as an Advertising Consultant/ Promotion Manager with Decca Records before spending more than 20 years as a client manager. Her former stops include Change Healthcare, Engage Patient, ICA Informatics USHealth Group, Agent Alliance, American Express, the Affinion Group and, most recently, Rainmaker Art Studio. Miller can be reached at [email protected].
Additionally, Quartz Hill Records’ National Director of Promotion & Marketing, Matt Galvin, moves to an elevated role within the organization. More details on Galvin’s new position will be announced in the coming weeks.