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CMA Hires One And Promotes Three

Bridgestone Americas Sr. Counsel/Marketing, Advertising & Communications Todd Hartley is joining the CMA as SVP/Legal & Business Affairs, effective Wednesday (4/7). He reports to CEO Sarah Trahern. Additionally, Sr. Dir./Marketing Catherine Frizzell rises to VP, Dir./Creative Services Amanda Eckard to Head/Creative & Content Development and Project Mgr./Creative Content Pamela Hothorn to Sr. Mgr./Creative Operations.

"With his extensive marketing, creative, digital and partnership experience, Todd will be a vital asset to our Business Affairs department and crucial in continuing CMA's strategic growth across the new media landscape," says Trahern. "Across Catherine and Amanda’s extensive tenure, 16 and 19 years respectively, they have offered continued leadership and innovative perspectives that have been invaluable in creatively adapting strategies and content to move Country Music forward, while Pamela has been instrumental in maintaining and furthering the CMA brand across all of our creative operations." Reach Hartley here, Frizzell here, Eckard here and Hothorn here