Announcing the new WiMN Advisory Board

Announcing the new WiMN Advisory Board

The Women’s International Music Network Announces New Advisory Board Members

Leaders from all walks of the music industry join to advance advocacy for women in music

The WiMN Advisory Board, from top left to right: Mindi Abair, Brian Berman, Janet Billig Rich, Dawn Birr, Monique Boyer, Rob Christie, Tish Ciravolo, Lisa Foxx, Dinah Gretsch, Leslie Ann Jones, Karrie Keyes, Beth Marlis, Dani Markman, Heather Dembert Rafter, Paula Salvatore, Brad Tolinski, Karen Webb plus the WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore and director Bonnie Gallanter

Needham, MA, April 3, 2017 – The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) is proud to announce the members of its newly-formed Advisory Board. Comprised of a dynamic group of leaders, its members represent a broad range of roles in the music industry. The group will serve to advise and guide the WiMN, contributing time, ideas, and resources to aid its growth and outreach.

 

Members of the new Women’s International Music Network Advisory board include:

  • Mindi Abair – GRAMMY-nominated saxophone player and singer/songwriter
  • Brian Berman – Vice President of Marketing, Guitar Center
  • Janet Billig Rich – Founder, Manage This Media
  • Dawn Birr – Commercial Manager, Audio Recording, Sennheiser Electronics Corporation
  • Monique Boyer – Director, Artist Relations | PRO Membership, M.A.C Cosmetics
  • Rob Christie – President of A&R, Robo Records
  • Tish Ciravolo – President, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
  • Lisa Foxx – On Air Personality, MYfm Los Angeles, iHeartRadio
  • Dinah Gretsch – Executive Vice President and CFO, The Gretsch Company
  • Leslie Ann Jones – Director of Music Recording and Scoring, Skywalker Sound
  • Karrie Keyes – Monitor Engineer for Pearl Jam/Eddie Vedder and co-founder Soundgirls.org
  • Beth Marlis – Vice President, Musicians Institute
  • Dani Markman – Director, A&R, Disney Music Group
  • Heather Dembert Rafter – Principal, RafterMarsh US
  • Paula Salvatore – VP/Studio Manager, Capitol Studios
  • Brad Tolinski – Editorial Director of Special Projects, AMG Parade
  • Karen Webb – Founder, PR Squared Public Relations

“I am thrilled to have so many women and men from varied backgrounds aiding in expanding our ability to advocate for, educate, and provide opportunities for women and girls in the music and audio industries,” notes WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore. WiMN director Bonnie Gallanter adds, “We couldn’t ask for a more dedicated and enthusiastic group of advisors. I look forward to working closely with all of them.”

 

To find out more about the members of the WiMN advisory board, visit www.thewimn.com/advisoryboard

Founded in 2012, the Women’s International Music Network provides opportunity and community for women within the industry while enriching their careers and musical experiences through networking, education, opportunities and sharing. The Women’s International Music Network produces events, workshops, panels, roundtables and more, including the WiMN She Rocks Showcase series and the renowned annual She Rocks Awards. All are welcome to join its free newsletter list. For more information, visit www.TheWiMN.com.

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