Misha K. Hunke, age 58, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023.
Hunke was born on Jan. 29, 1965 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
With Bachelor’s degrees in both broadcasting and marketing from Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minnesota, Hunke moved to Nashville in 1987 for an internship at BMI to complete her marketing degree.
She also took music business classes at Belmont College, and was hired at BMI following her internship where she later spent her 35-year career. Hunke was most recently promoted to Vice President, Administration & Publisher Relations. Prior to this promotion, she served as the Assistant Vice President, Distribution & Administration Services, and oversaw the teams’ daily functions and strategic direction, including collaborating with major publisher clients and industry-wide administration professionals regarding digital initiatives, royalties, licensing, data quality and administration. She also spearheaded strategic development projects designed to increase efficiencies, create quality controls and improve customer service to affiliates.
Described as vibrant, funny, light-hearted, compassionate and kind, Hunke was a hard worker and dedicated herself fully to her family, work and church. She was a longstanding youth groups volunteer leader at Christ Community Church, and spent over 15 years teaching and serving as a leader for kids from elementary to high school.
A Gathering of Family and Friends for Misha will be held Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brentwood-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, 9010 Church Street East in Brentwood, Tennessee.
A Celebration of Life will follow the gathering on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023 at 1 p.m. Burial will follow service at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 660 Thompson Lane in Nashville.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared here for the Hunke family.
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