10/03/2019

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES STAFF PROMOTIONS & NEW HIRES



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ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® ANNOUNCES STAFF PROMOTIONS & NEW HIRES

Tommy Moore Promoted to Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations,
Board Administration & Governance;

Brandon Campbell Promoted to Senior Video Manager, Creative & Content Production;

Maddy Stessman Promoted to Manager, Artist & Industry Relations,
Board Administration & Governance;

Dayna Poskanzer Hired as Assistant, Marketing

 

Encino, CA (October 3, 2019) – The Academy of Country Music® is announcing promotions within two departments and a new addition to join the Academy staff. Tommy Moore has been promoted to Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance; Brandon Campbell has been promoted to Senior Video Manager, Creative & Content Production; Maddy Stessman has been promoted to Manager, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance; and Dayna Poskanzer has joined the staff as Assistant, Marketing. All positions are based out of the Academy’s headquarters in Encino, CA.

Tommy Moore has been promoted to Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance. Atlanta-born and Chicago-raised, Moore attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, where he graduated with a degree in Broadcasting and Electronic Communications. His life-long love for country music dovetailed professionally with an early job in country radio at WMIL-FM in Milwaukee, where he worked as a morning show production assistant.  Moore joined the Academy in 2011, where he most recently served as Senior Director, Governance & Board Administration, a position that will be absorbed into his new, expanded role.  As Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance, he directs the overall Board communication of ACM. Moore also directs and manages ticketing for all ACM events.  In this new expanded role, Moore spearheads artist communication and engagement within the Academy.  He is a SOLID alumnus, class of 2014. He reports to RAC Clark, ACM Interim Executive Director and can be reached here.

Academy Videographer/Editor Brandon Campbell has been promoted to Senior Video Manager, Creative & Content Production. Atlanta-born and Tennessee-raised, Campbell graduated from Middle Tennessee State University where he studied electronic media communications with a focus on single camera production. Prior to joining the Academy, Campbell spent six years freelancing in Nashville on various awards shows and joined Hunter Hayes' team as a full-time videographer for three years. During his 4 years at the ACM, Campbell has contributed to media campaigns for the Academy and our partners CBS and dick clark productions to promote the ACM Awards, ACM Honors and ACM Lifting Lives, among other Academy initiatives. In his new role, Campbell will lead the ACM Awards Vegas videography team, while continuing to design in-house animation and graphics for Academy projects. Campbell is also point for capturing video content with artists during their visits to the Los Angeles office. Campbell reports to Lisa Lee, Senior Vice President, Creative & Content Production and can be reached here.

Maddy Stessman has been promoted to Manager, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance. Originally from Petaluma, CA, Stessman spent four years on the East Coast where she studied broadcast and digital journalism at Syracuse University. Following that, Stessman kept busy with internships at NBC's Affiliate Marketing Department, The Meredith Vieira Show and The TODAY Show, as well as the Academy of Country Music, where she supported the Events team for the Academy's historic 50th Anniversary in Texas. Stessman joined the Academy full-time in fall 2016, where she served as Coordinator, Events and most recently in 2018, she stepped in as Manager, Administration, a position that will be absorbed into her new, expanded role. Stessman will continue to oversee administrative tasks; additionally, she will provide direct support to the VP, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance with all board and industry communications and outreach, in addition to a special focus on artist engagement within the Academy. Stessman reports to Tommy Moore, Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance and can be reached here.

An upstate native, born and raised in Slingerlands, NY, Dayna Poskanzer joins the Academy of Country Music team full-time as Assistant, Marketing. Poskanzer attended Ithaca College where she studied Integrated Marketing Communications. After graduating in December 2018, she relocated to Los Angeles and interned with the Academy’s Marketing department during the 54th Annual ACM Awards and the 13th Annual ACM Honors. Prior to her internship with ACM, she gained industry experience interning in the promotion department at RCA records and as a Publicity intern at Atlantic Records. In her new role, she will assist the Marketing team with all needs, with special attention to administrative and support duties, proofreading, culling media lists, press coverage and serving as a production assistant for all major events, among other duties. She reports to Brooke Primero, Senior Vice President, Marketing and can be reached here

PHOTO CAPTION #1: Tommy Moore, Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance
PHOTO CAPTION #2: Brandon Campbell, Senior Video Manager, Creative & Content Production
PHOTO CAPTION #3: Maddy Stessman, Manager, Artist & Industry Relations, Board Administration & Governance
PHOTO CAPTION #4: Dayna Poskanzer, Assistant Marketing

Media Contacts:                                        
Brooke Primero / Melissa Moldovan 
Academy of Country Music                 
Ph 818.788.8000
brooke@acmcountry.com
melissa@acmcountry.com