BMLG Promotes Sandi Spika Borchetta, Announces Two Hires

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• December 5, 2012

Sandi Spika Borchetta

Big Machine Label Group has promoted Sandi Spika Borchetta to the position of Senior Vice President, Creative. Since the company’s inception more than seven years ago, she has overseen the creative vision for the group’s three imprints, Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co. and Republic Nashville. In her new role, Borchetta will continue leading design elements for album and single-related projects, as well as various tour performances, award shows, red carpets and more.

“It is an honor to be recognized in this way for a job that is always inspiring and artistically challenging,” said Borchetta. “It’s a fabulous opportunity to work with talented artists and equally talented co-workers daily. The excitement and energy level at our record label is at an all-time high.”

“Every day it is evident to me how passionate Sandi is in her work for this company,” said BMLG President and CEO Scott Borchetta. “Her creative vision for BMLG has played a key role in our success over the past seven years. I am so honored to be able to call her my wife, and now SVP of one of our fastest-growing departments within the company.”

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Tali Giles, Photo: Ivan Clow, BMLG

Big Machine Music has added Tali Giles in the newly created position of Publishing Coordinator. Giles will assist in all aspects of daily creative operations. Big Machine Music’s songwriters include The Valory Music Co. artist Justin Moore, Republic Nashville artist Greg Bates, Broken Bow artist Dustin Lynch, Sunny Sweeney, Don Poythress and Aaron Scherz.

“On behalf of our whole team, we are excited to have Tali join Big Machine Music. Her experience with songwriters and Nashville’s creative community will be a tremendous asset to the company,” said Big Machine Music Vice President Mike Molinar.

Most recently, Giles served as Membership Director at the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Her previous music industry experience includes work as a Creative/Administrative Assistant at Full Circle Music and internships at Full Circle Music Publishing, Killen Music Group and Lyric Street Records. Giles is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.

Giles will report to Molinar and Martha Earls. She can be reached at tali.giles@bigmachinemusic.com.

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Ashley Sidoti

Ashley Sidoti has been added as Promotion Coordinator at The Valory Music Co. Sidoti will assist the label’s radio promotion staff and artist roster, which includes Reba, The Mavericks, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett.

Sidoti, a Belmont University graduate, interned with Big Machine Label Group in 2008. She formerly served as a Creative Assistant with Better Angels Music and as a Client Manager for Harris Business Management.

“Ashley learned a lot during her internship with The Valory Music Co. and she returns with that knowledge and a great passion for music. Her personality and creativity make her a great addition to the team,” commented George Briner, VP of Promotions for The Valory Music Co.

Sidoti can be reached at 615-574-7827 or via ashley.sidoti@valorymail.com.

 

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