UMG's Fontenot Rises: UMG/Nashville Sr. Dir./Marketing & Artist Development Rachel Fontenot has been upped to VP. She joined the group last year and has been overseeing day-to-day efforts for Lauren Alaina, Gary Allan, Eric Church, Vince Gill, Sam Hunt, Brandon Lay, Parker McCollum, Kylie Morgan, Jon Pardi, Shania Twain and Brothers Osborne. In addition to continuing with those artists, she has added new signee Reba McEntire and will now oversee the department.
"She brings a wealth of marketing experience and she has great leadership skills," says UMGN President Cindy Mabe. "Her collaborative spirit, vision for our artists and passion for our incredible staff will continue to help us drive the ever-changing marketplace." Congratulate Fontenot here.