Tatum Hauck Allsep, Founder/CEO of Music Health Alliance and Shelia Shipley Biddy COO/certified senior adviser of Music Health Alliance revealed as two of Billboard’s 2020 Women In Music Executives.
The Nashville nonprofit Music Health Alliance marked its seventh anniversary in January “surpassing $50 million in health care cost savings for 11,000 music industry professionals,” says Allsep, 46. When the pandemic hit, Allsep and Biddy, 68, sought to give their clients a “sliver of hope” as they launched “a COVID-19 plan based on the immediate needs of the music community,” says Allsep. Music Health Alliance helped with reducing medical bills and even “providing gift cards to buy groceries, baby formula, diapers and other necessities.”
Most Important Lesson Learned This Year: “There is always hope. When the pandemic struck in March, none of us could anticipate how our resiliency would grow as we faced difficult challenges.” – Biddy
Read more and see the full list at Billboard.com.