Connie Bradley served more than three decades at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), championing songwriters. A true trailblazer, Bradley began her career with ASCAP as the company’s first female membership representative, eventually rising to Senior Vice President and head of the Nashville office. Her nurturing, warm spirit quickly dubbed her a “songwriter’s best friend.” Over the span of her career, Bradley’s leadership contributed to ASCAP signing artists including Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Amy Grant, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, George Strait, and Trisha Yearwood, among others. Bradley’s creativity, vision, hard work, and dedication to the genre undoubtedly contributed to Country Music’s global success. Today, ASCAP remembers her timeless contributions with the Nashville office’s board room named in her honor.