Encino, CA (August 13, 2019) – ACM Lifting Lives® is announcing its newly elected officers for the 2019-2020 term. Stepping into these roles, includes Chairman Paul Barnabee, Vice-Chairman Troy Vollhoffer, Vice-President Lorie Lytle, Treasurer Dwight Wiles, and Secretary Taylor Wolf. As voted on by the board, this term will be the first year the Chairman’s positions become effective in August, prior officer terms were in effect November to November.


“I’m honored to have served on both the Academy of Country Music and ACM Lifting Lives boards for many years and be a part of their continuous growth. As Chairman, my aim will be to continue the good work of those who have served before me, improving lives through the power of music.  I want to thank the artists who year in and year out generously give their time to Lifting Lives and the ACM board. I look forward to working closely with Lyndsay Cruz, Executive Director, and the entire ACM team, to help Lifting Lives make an even bigger impact in 2020,” said ACM Lifting Lives Chairman Paul Barnabee.


Chairman of the Board              Paul Barnabee, FBMM

Vice-Chairman                               Troy Vollhoffer, Premier Global Production

Vice-President                                Lorie Lytle, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Treasurer                                         Dwight Wiles, Wiles+Taylor & Co.

            Secretary                                         Taylor Wolf, ACM Lifting Lives

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. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Generous donations and the support of artists and fans ensure ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit



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