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Music Leader Shannan Hatch Joins Nikki Mitchell Foundation Board

Updated: Jan 25, 2023

Nashville, TN –SESAC Pro Vice President Shannan Hatch has been appointed to the board of the Nikki Mitchell Foundation.

“Our Board of Directors is composed of a dedicated team of community leaders committed to providing comfort and relief to those affected by pancreatic cancer,” said Christa Bowles, Director of Development for the Nikki Mitchell Foundation. “We are all excited about Shannan’s input and contributions to the Foundation. Her enthusiasm, talent and fresh ideas will be invaluable for us.”

Hatch serves as Vice President of Creative Services for SESAC PRO, a subsidiary of SESAC Holdings, Inc. She leads the Nashville-based Creative Services team in supporting SESAC-affiliated songwriters and publishers. She also works closely with senior management to support creative-focused initiatives and goals.

As a gifted songwriter advocate, Hatch, and her team are responsible for the recruitment, signing and nurturing of songwriters and publishers and the retention of existing SESAC-affiliated writers and publishers.

During her time with SESAC, Hatch has worked closely with affiliates Jimmie Allen, Lee Brice, Jamey Johnson, Runaway June, Craig Campbell, Matt McGinn, Josh Hoge, Jesse Lee, Richard Leigh, Jaron Boyer, Cary Barlowe, Lance Miller, Monty Powell, Michael Tyler, along with Americana tunesmiths Hayes Carll and Jim Lauderdale and Allison Moorer, among many others. Hatch and her husband, award-winning songwriter Rob Hatch, reside in Nashville with their children Henry and Ruby Grace.

“I am honored to join the Nikki Mitchell Foundation board,” says Hatch. “Nikki Mitchell was a groundbreaking leader in both music i and aviation and was deeply committed to improving the lives of those around her. This foundation was her vision, so I am privileged to share a part of Nikki’s dream and work to help those with pancreatic cancer.”

About Nikki Mitchell Foundation

Nikki Mitchell Foundation is a 501(c)3 dedicated to providing comfort and relief for those affected by pancreatic cancer, while raising awareness and supporting research that directly and indirectly affects pancreatic patients. Nikki Mitchell worked with Waylon Jennings for 22 years when she passed away from pancreatic cancer. The foundation spends funds on patient assistance, research, and awareness.

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