Johnny Cloherty    President   From Las Vegas, NV, Johnny moved to Nashville TN in 2011 to attend Belmont University. While at Belmont, he interned with McGhee Entertainment and William Morris Endeavor (WME), also serving on Belmont's Showcase Series Leadership Council. After graduation, Johnny took a job at WME, where he worked directly with Lecrae, Hillsong United (and other Hillsong properties), MercyMe, Granger Smith, Kane Brown, Ryan Hurd, Dylan Schneider, and many other artists.  After leaving WME in 2017, he started his own artist management consulting service, with a primary focus in helping artists navigate the current live entertainment/touring landscape and utilize new digital resources and tools.

Johnny Cloherty

President

From Las Vegas, NV, Johnny moved to Nashville TN in 2011 to attend Belmont University. While at Belmont, he interned with McGhee Entertainment and William Morris Endeavor (WME), also serving on Belmont's Showcase Series Leadership Council. After graduation, Johnny took a job at WME, where he worked directly with Lecrae, Hillsong United (and other Hillsong properties), MercyMe, Granger Smith, Kane Brown, Ryan Hurd, Dylan Schneider, and many other artists.

After leaving WME in 2017, he started his own artist management consulting service, with a primary focus in helping artists navigate the current live entertainment/touring landscape and utilize new digital resources and tools.

  Nathan Pyle    Vice President   Nathan Pyle has been with the Recording Academy since 2014 working for the South Region (Atlanta, Florida, Memphis and Nashville Chapters). Prior to working for the Recording Academy, he worked as a freelancer for clients such as CMT and American Idol and managed his own entertainment event management company, Blue Monster Entertainment.

Nathan Pyle

Vice President

Nathan Pyle has been with the Recording Academy since 2014 working for the South Region (Atlanta, Florida, Memphis and Nashville Chapters). Prior to working for the Recording Academy, he worked as a freelancer for clients such as CMT and American Idol and managed his own entertainment event management company, Blue Monster Entertainment.

  Amanda Remo    Treasurer   Born and raised in Elyria, Ohio Amanda moved to Nashville after graduating from Full Sail University in 2009. She landed a part time job at the Grand Ole Opry that turned into a full-time job, and she was there for 5 years.  She is now a Junior Account Manager at Martin Allbee and Associates and has been with the company since June of 2014.

Amanda Remo

Treasurer

Born and raised in Elyria, Ohio Amanda moved to Nashville after graduating from Full Sail University in 2009. She landed a part time job at the Grand Ole Opry that turned into a full-time job, and she was there for 5 years.

She is now a Junior Account Manager at Martin Allbee and Associates and has been with the company since June of 2014.

  Elise Anderson    Secretary   A graduate of Belmont University, Elise Anderson owns Nashville Music Media, a full-service publicity and marketing firm working in all genres of music.  Since establish NMM in 2011, Anderson has worked with several artists, including roster clients Dylan Schneider, Adam Wakefield, Elliot Root, Lena Stone, Jenna Paulette, Marisa Maino, The Mother Hips, The Kate Hasting Band and Macy Martin, finding placement for them in outlets like Billboard, Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone Country, Radio Disney, PopDust, The Boot, Sounds Like Nashville, CNN, MSNBC, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Daily Mail, CMT, GAC and many more.

Elise Anderson

Secretary

A graduate of Belmont University, Elise Anderson owns Nashville Music Media, a full-service publicity and marketing firm working in all genres of music.

Since establish NMM in 2011, Anderson has worked with several artists, including roster clients Dylan Schneider, Adam Wakefield, Elliot Root, Lena Stone, Jenna Paulette, Marisa Maino, The Mother Hips, The Kate Hasting Band and Macy Martin, finding placement for them in outlets like Billboard, Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone Country, Radio Disney, PopDust, The Boot, Sounds Like Nashville, CNN, MSNBC, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Daily Mail, CMT, GAC and many more.


Additional Directors

Education Chair: Matt Najdowski, Farris, Self & Moore, LLC

Education Co-Chair: Cait Murphy, KP Entertainment

Communications Chair: Lindsey Hughes, Made In Network

Communications Co-Chair: Avery King, Nashville Music Media

Social Chair: Rachel Glidden, Fame House/Universal Music Group

Social Co-Chair: Max Wiebrecht, Paradigm

Community Outreach Chair: Collin Trudan, TKO Artist Management

Community Outreach Co-Chair: Bailey Lathem, City National Bank

University Outreach Chair: Pete Stormer, Vector Management

University Outreach Co-Chair: Ammie Sortor, APA

Music Market Chair: Erin Pettit, FBMM Entertainment Business Management

Music Market Co-Chair: Grayson Flatness, CAA

Alumni Board President: Heather Cook, peermusic