CMA Adds Five To Nashville-Based Offices
July 13, 2016 at 9:27 AM (PT)
The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) has added five new staffers in key positions in its NASHVILLE-based offices. KEVIN COFFEY joins as Sr. Mgr./Strategic Partnerships, COURTNEY LEDFORD as Sr. Mgr./Market Research, ANGELA ROLAND as Asst./Awards and Industry Relations, KATHY GILLIHAN as Administrative Asst./Receptionist, and CHRIS HARRINGTON in the newly created position of Mgr./Event Ticketing.
COFFEY's role will include introducing corporate brands to the Country music consumer and to CMA in order to support CMA's mission of growing Country music around the world. LEDFORD will be responsible for developing and managing industry-specific research initiatives in support of CMA strategic priorities. ROLAND will assist in the general responsibilities of day-to-day membership communication, recruitment, and outreach, while GILLIHAN will become the first point of contact for public interaction with CMA by answering phones and greeting visitors. In the newly created position, HARRINGTON will manage event ticketing for all CMA events including CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL, the CMA AWARDS, CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, and more.