ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2021-2022

ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES

NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2021-2022

Los Angeles, CA (November 3, 2021) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today the newly elected Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term. Previously announced officer roles for ACM Lifting Lives 2021-2022 term are Chair Troy Vollhoffer, Vice-Chair Lorie Lytle, Vice-President Daniel Miller, Treasurer Duane Clark and Secretary Taylor Wolf.

“As we conclude a monumental year for ACM Lifting Lives, we are grateful for the service of this year’s board members and the role they played in helping to distribute more than $3.8 million in funds to our Country Music community,” said Lyndsay Cruz, ACM Lifting Lives Executive Director. “We are excited to welcome our new board members and to utilize their unique expertise and passion in continuing to make a positive impact on the lives of others though the power of music.”

The ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors is comprised of ACM Board Members, referred to as representative directors, as well as leaders in non-profit and corporate affairs who aren’t ACM Board Members and are referred to as public directors.

This year, there were four representative director positions elected, four public director positions elected, and one public director position appointed by the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors:

Newly elected representative directors include:

  1. RAC Clark
  2. Shawn McSpadden
  3. Darin Murphy
  4. Annie Ortmeier

Newly elected public directors include:

  1. Scott Adkins
  2. Tiffany Brush
  3. Ellen Lehman
  4. Judee Ann Williams

Newly appointed public director includes:

  1. Julie Gordon

*complete board is listed below

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2020-2021 ACM LIFTING LIVES BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

Chair Troy Vollhoffer, Premier Global Production

Vice-Chair Lorie Lytle, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Vice-President Daniel Miller, Fusion Music

Treasurer Duane Clark, FBMM

Secretary Taylor Wolf, ACM Lifting Lives

REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTORS

  1. Jackie Campbell, 615 Leverage + Strategy
  2. Duane Clark, FBMM
  3. RAC Clark, Lion’s Heart Entertainment
  4. Beville Dunkerley, Pandora
  5. Rod Essig, CAA
  6. Ebie McFarland, Essential Broadcast Media
  7. Shawn McSpadden, Red Light Management
  8. Daniel Miller, Fusion Music
  9. Darin Murphy, CAA
  10. Annie Ortmeier, Universal Music Group Nashville
  11. Troy Vollhoffer, Premier Global Production
  12. Butch Waugh, Studio2bee
  13. Sally Williams, Live Nation

PUBLIC DIRECTORS

  1. Scott Adkins, Adkins Publicity
  2. Tiffany Brush, Topgolf
  3. Mark Bloom, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  4. Ross Copperman
  5. Chris Farren, Combustion Music
  6. Kathleen Flaherty, K21 Communications
  7. Fletcher Foster, F2 Entertainment
  8. Julie Gordon
  9. John Hickman, Dallas Cowboys
  10. Greg Hill, Hill Entertainment Group
  11. Ricky Kelley, Harley-Davidson of Columbia
  12. Ellen Lehman, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
  13. Lorie Lytle, Fridrich & Clark Realty
  14. Beth Moore
  15. Kimberly Schlapman, Little Big Town
  16. Meredith Seacrest, Ryan Seacrest Foundation
  17. F. Reid Shippen, Robot Lemon
  18. Elaina Smith, Nights with Elaina
  19. Jay Williams, WME
  20. Judee Ann Williams, CAA

PAST CHAIRS

  1. Lori Badgett, City National Bank
  2. Paul Barnabee, FBMM
  3. Bruce Bowman, PlaySpots
  4. Debbie Carroll, MusiCares
  5. Mark Hartley
  6. Gayle Holcomb, WME
  7. Bill Mayne
  8. Tree Paine, Premium PR
  9. Ed Warm, Joe’s Live

About ACM Lifting Lives®

ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives® funds music health programs while also serving members of the music community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. With generous donations and the support of artists and fans, ACM Lifting Lives has funded national music therapy programs serving various mental and physical health organizations. Some of the recipients have included patients at children’s hospitals and other healthcare facilities, recovering veterans, people with Williams syndrome and individuals with mental illness. The ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund was created in April 2020 in response to the global pandemic. To date over $3.8 million has been distributed to assist individuals working in the industry who suffered financial crisis and hardship as a result of the pandemic. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

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