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T.J. Martell Foundation Hires Director of Strategic Development

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The T.J. Martell Foundation, a 501(c)3 national non-profit organization supported by the music industry, is proud to announce the hiring of Tinti Moffat as Director of Strategic Development to raise funds and bring awareness to the Foundation's mission of funding leukemia, cancer and AIDS research. Moffat will oversee the Southern Region office of the T.J. Martell Foundation.

Moffat joins the Foundation with over 25 years of music business experience. She has served as an entertainment consultant for several organizations, most recently managing Event Production and Business Development for Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville; prior to this position, she was an agent at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment responsible for booking show dates and tours for the roster of talent as well as working with the publishing community to develop and sign new talent.

In her spare time she has spearheaded multiple successful initiatives for local non-profits, earning her a reputation as a "career volunteer" within the Nashville community; she is also an avid golfer.

"We are thrilled to have Tinti on board, as she brings a wealth of experience from her days in the music industry as well as some of her incredible fundraising and event expertise. She is a great new member of our team!" said Laura Heatherly, CEO of the T.J. Martell Foundation.

"Given the countless family and friends within my circle alone that have been affected by cancer, I believe with certainty that The T.J. Martell Foundation, along with its team of dedicated professionals, is where I am meant to be," says Moffat.

The T.J. Martell Foundation's Southern Region office organizes several key events in the Nashville, Atlanta, Houston and Dallas areas including Best Cellars Dinners, Family Day, and the Wirtgen America Golf Classic. The Foundation locally supports cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Winship Cancer Institute, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. For more information contact Tinti Moffat at tmoffat@tjmartell.org or call (615) 256-2002.

About the T.J. Martell Foundation

The T.J. Martell Foundation, founded in 1975 by the music industry, is a national nonprofit organization that funds cutting-edge research for leukemia, cancer and AIDS at twelve top research hospitals in the United States.

To learn more about the T.J. Martell Foundation, please go to www.tjmartell.org.

CONTACT: PRESS CONTACT: Kate Fitzpatrick Communications Manager T: 917.301.2572 E: kfitzpatrick@tjmartell.org

Source:T.J. Martell Foundation