Americana Music Association Announces New Hires and Promotions
June 27, 2012 at 11:30 AM (PT)
The AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION has made several appointments and promotions to the staff of its daily operations and festival/conference.
DANNA STRONG, currently Dir./Operations, will add Conference Producer to her title. MICHELLE AQUILATO has been named Dir./Marketing. WHITNEY HOLMES has been named Operations Coordinator. And KIM FOWLER, of TWO DOG MEDIA, has been retained to handle publicity for the association.
AMA Exec. Dir. JED HILLY said, "These appointments truly reflect the growing significance of our genre and the health of what is clearly a resurgent and vital music business landscape. Our membership has gone up 30% in the last year, the number of artist submissions to perform at our festival is at an all-time high, and the caliber of our conference panels rivals any event I have ever attended. DANNA, MICHELLE, WHITNEY and KIM’s commitment to Americana will only help us service our artists and fans even better."