Nine North/Turnpike Makes Promotion Staff Changes
Jim Dorman And Doc Gonzales Form Triple Crown Promotions
May 1, 2012 at 6:16 AM (PT)
NINE NORTH/TURNPIKE MUSIC NASHVILLE President LARRY PAREIGIS and VP TOM MORAN have announced new promotions changes to t he company.
JESSICA HARRELL joins the team as Manager/Southeast Promotion. She will be based in JACKSONVILLE, FL. RYAN BARNSTEAD will continue his role as Dir./East Coast for TURNPIKE but will add Manager/Midwest Promotion for NINE NORTH. He is based in NASHVILLE. GREG STEVENS will also continue his work as Director, West Coast for TURNPIKE but adds Manager, West Coast Promotion for NINE NORTH. STEVENS is based in DALLAS.
One more hire is expected to be named very soon, which will be NINE NORTH’s new Manager, Northeast Promotion.
“In an era when most companies are downsizing their teams in the field, we’re proud to be expanding our team to continue to offer our artists the quality representation they deserve going forward,” said PAREIGIS. “I’m honored to work with this group of tremendous, focused professionals.”
"Today's business requires promotion people with a broader marketing vision than in the past, and the services we offer clients need to reflect that,“ said MORAN. “While we've been heading in that direction for some time these changes get us where we need to be. I'm very excited about the future of our company, our place in the industry, and what we now offer artists."
Also, Dir./Promotion, Northeast/Midwest WILL ROBINSON, Dir./Promotion, West Coast/Southwest JIM DORMAN and Dir./Promotion Southeast/Southwest DOC GONZALES have resigned and exit the company.
Concurrently, GONZALES and DORMAN have launched TRIPLE CROWN PROMOTIONS, a marketing/promotion company, which will also include ROBINSON.
TRIPLE CROWN’s first artist that they will be working with is RICH O’TOOLE, whose single “Drunk Girl,” is just being delivered to Country Radio.
Contact DORMAN, who will be Director of Promotions West/South West at (615) 601-6436 or firstname.lastname@example.org. GONZALES can be reached at (615) 678-2522 or email@example.com and ROBINSON at (813) 205-3355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.