||The Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) network has announced the formation of the YEP Leadership Council. The council will host YEP’s events including showcases, monthly mixers and educational programming.
The new YEP Leadership Council consists of Emilija Clark '14, (Made In Network), Kristen Kee '13, (Sony Music Nashville), Caroline Melby '14, (Sea Gayle Music), Katie Roth (Crush Music/I.R.S. Records Nashville), Shannon Saunders (WME) '09, Josh Saxe '14 (BMG Chrysalis), Alina Thompson '13 (CMT), Anna Weisband (THiS Music), Laura Williams (Regions Bank), and Jamie Younger(Warner Music Nashville).
“We have some incredibly exciting education initiatives coming down the pipeline for YEP so this was a great time to bring some really talented newcomers into the leadership fold of YEP as our executive board takes on new initiatives to be announced shortly,” stated Executive Director Andrew Cohen.
YEP is made up of people from multiple aspects of the industry and has grown to nearly 6,700 members in the three years since it’s formation in Nashville by Alumni Andrew Cohen. Many other BU alums have been appointed to their leadership council since its formation.
The YEP network creates a platform for the entertainment industry to thrive in a supportive and creative environment for the betterment of its members as well as the industry as a whole.