ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Georgia Music Partners (GMP) and The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter announced today the appointment of Llewellyn P. Haden, Jr. as treasurer. Haden is president of Wales Business Management, an advisory firm specializing in the business affairs of high-profile clients, many of whom are in the entertainment and sports industries. GMP is a non-profit advocate for promoting the business of music and related music technology in the state of Georgia.
Andrew J. Schutt, partner of Arnall Golden and Gregory LLP and GMP secretary, said, “Having Llew join the GMP team is big for our young organization. His influence, connections and his participation will have a positive impact on the music business here in the state.”
“Georgia has huge potential for growing its share of music business,” said Haden. “The diversity of the music here, strong workforce and ease of doing business means we have the ingredients for successfully navigating a rapidly changing industry.”
Haden has spent more than 20 years in senior management positions in banking, logistics and investment management. He worked at The First National Bank of Atlanta; Interspe, USA, Inc., a subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar German company; and Albemarle Corporation before starting Wales Business Management. He has also served the community and other social causes, such as “I Have a Dream"® Foundation, which provides college tuition assistance to children in low-income communities, Leadership Atlanta and Zoo Atlanta, where he helped to revitalize the organization into one of the top zoos in the nation.
Llew received his BBA in Management from Georgia State University. For more information on Wales Business Management, see www.walesbmi.com or call 404.869.8080.
About Georgia Music Partners
Georgia Music Partners (GMP) is a 501c6 not-for-profit organization, which seeks to grow and protect the business of music and related music technology in the state of Georgia through economic development efforts, tax incentives and applicable educational opportunities. GMP was formed from a subcommittee of the Atlanta Chapter of The Recording Academy® (which produces GRAMMY® Awards). For more information, contact Scott Mills at 678-781-7201, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the organization’s website at http://georgiamusicpartners.org
The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys; a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys; and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.
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For Georgia Music Partners
Scott Mills, APR, 678-781-7201
Source: Georgia Music Partners