The Gospel Music Association (GMA) today announced several key promotions,
according to Frank Breeden, President of the GMA.
Joy T. Fletcher has been promoted to senior director of programming. She was previously director.
Fletcher began working for GMA in 1995 with the Academy of Gospel Music Arts. She left in 1996 to work in
other positions in the industry and returned in 2000.
Amy Cox has been promoted to manager of business affairs for both the GMA and the Christian Music Trade Association
(CMTA). She had been coordinator of business affairs for GMA only. Cox has been working for GMA since 1999.
Daniel White has been promoted to manager of special projects from coordinator. He has been with GMA for two years
having previously worked at Benson Records and Provident Music Group.
Ben Cooper has been named systems manager for the Christian Music Trade Association (the marketing arm of the GMA). His
previous position was coordinator of Christian SoundScan Operations. He joined GMA earlier this year and previously worked
for Spring Arbor Distributors.
“GMA is fortunate to have some of the most talented and dedicated professionals in Christian music. These promotions
acknowledge their contributions to our organization and to the increasingly important roles they will play in the future,” said
Founded in 1964, the 5,000-member Gospel Music Association is dedicated to educating the public and the music industry
concerning the mission and role of gospel music in today’s world. The Gospel Music Association also produces the Dove
Awards, which recognizes achievement in all genres of Gospel music and is the premiere television awards show for the
contemporary Christian and gospel music industry.