Executive Assistant to CEO

Originally from Poughkeepsie, New York, David Sassano joins the Academy of Country Music as Executive Assistant to Academy of Country Music CEO Damon Whiteside. Previously, Sassano spent 14 years at Warner Music Group as Director of Operations & Administration. His first 10 years were at WEA (WMG’s distribution and artist services division) in New York and most recently 4 years at Warner Music Nashville. Sassano has been responsible for many duties ranging from supporting C-level executives, organizing Board meetings and managing major office moves both in New York and Nashville. In his current role as Executive Assistant, he will provide administrative support to the CEO, Board of Directors and Executive Team. He reports directly to CEO of the Academy, Damon Whiteside.