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ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12/04/2012
ENCINO, CA (December 4, 2012) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its newly elected Officers and Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 term.

 

Newly Elected Officers for ACM Lifting Lives Include:

Chairman of the Board                 Bruce Bowman, KaBOOM!

President                                       Bill Mayne, CRB

Vice-President                              Lori Badgett, City National Bank

Treasurer                                       Dwight Wiles, Smith, Wiles & Co.

Secretary                                       Tiffany Moon, Academy of Country Music

 

The ACM Lifting Lives board of directors is made up of an equal number of ACM board members, referred to as representative directors, as well as leaders in non-profit and corporate affairs that aren’t ACM board members, referred to as public directors. This election brings the ACM Lifting Lives Board total to 20 directors.

This year, there were six representative director positions, and three public director positions elected by voting members of the ACM Lifting Lives board of directors. In addition to those elected, director at large positions have been appointed by Chairman Bruce Bowman, President Bill Mayne and Vice President Lori Badgett.

The six representative directors elected include: Paul Barnabee, Mike Dungan, Rod Essig, Pete Fisher, President Bill Mayne, and Ed Warm (current ACM Chairman, Butch Waugh serves as a voting director per the bylaws of ACM Lifting Lives).  Representative Directors at Large include Doc McGhee and KimberlySchlapman. 

The three public directors elected include: Chairman Bruce Bowman, Vice President Lori Badgett and Treasurer Dwight Wiles.  Public Directors at Large include Ann Edelblute and Jack Sussman.   

“Over the years, ACM Lifting Lives has grown significantly and so has support from industry leaders,” said Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors and President at KaBOOM!, “We’re fortunate to have such an outstanding group of directors to lead the important work of our organization in 2013.”

Those newly elected and appointed directors will be added to our existing board of directors (full board listing below):

 

ACM LIFTING LIVES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

Chairman of the Board                                                 Bruce Bowman, KaBOOM!  

President                                                                       Bill Mayne, CRB

Vice President                                                               Lori Badgett, City National Bank

Treasurer                                                                       Dwight Wiles, Smith, Wiles & Co.

Secretary                                                                       Tiffany Moon, Academy of Country Music

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTORS

1. Paul Barnabee, Sony Music Nashville

2. Mike Dungan, Universal Music Group

3. Rod Essig, CAA

4. Pete Fisher, Grand Ole Opry

5. Bill Mayne, CRB (President)

6. Clarence Spalding, Spalding Entertainment

7. Ed Warm, Joe’s Bar

8. Butch Waugh

 

REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTORS AT LARGE

1. Doc McGhee, McGhee Entertainment

2. Kimberly Schlapman

 

PUBLIC DIRECTORS

1. Lori Badgett, City National Bank (Vice President)

2. Mark Bloom, UBS Financial Services, Inc 

3. Bruce Bowman, KaBOOM! (Chairman)

4. Ellen Lehman, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

5. Beth Moore, Vanderbilt University 

6. Tree Paine, Warner Music Nashville

7. Jonathan Reinsdorf, Michigan Avenue Real Estate Group

8. Dwight Wiles, Smith, Wiles & Co. (Treasurer)

 

PUBLIC DIRECTORS AT LARGE

1. Ann Edelblute, XIX Entertainment

2. Jack Sussman, CBS Television Network

 

PAST CHAIRS

Mark Hartley, Fitzgerald Hartley (Immediate Past Chair)

Gary Haber, Haber Corporation

Gayle Holcomb, WME

 

About ACM Lifting Lives

ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music.  Each year, ACM Lifting Lives provides grants to music therapy and music education programs.  Other giving includes serving members of the country music community who face unexpected medical or financial hardship through the Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund and partnering with artists to improve lives through music. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org. 

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Media Contact:

Brooke Primero

Academy of Country Music

(818) 788-8000 ext 1419

brooke@acmcountry.com


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