Justine Avila

Justine Alexa Avila was chosen by the Music City Music Council to serve as the first full-time executive director for the organization after an intensive search process led by current co-chair Ed Hardy and incoming co-chair Joe Galante with the support of Mayor Megan Barry, who also serves as co-chair of the Council.

Avila began her career in the entertainment industry in New York City before coming to Nashville, where she has served as venue concierge and concert manager of the City Winery Music Venue, in addition to co-founding the music booking agency MJ Booking. Avila earned a Master of Arts degree in Music Business from New York University and a B.S. from Cornell University