Audiostate 55 Recording Studios and Entertainment Company is proud to announce the appointment of Tammi McKisson as Chief Operating Officer. McKisson, who brings a wealth of experience in the areas of business and financial management, will be responsible for the daily operations of the company and assist with strategic plans for growth and development.
McKisson holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Miles College and is a 2005 graduate of the University of Alabama Community College Leadership Academy. She has served as Director of Accounting at Lawson State Community College, City Clerk and Treasurer for the City of Bessemer (AL), and Chief Financial Officer for Aletheia House, Inc.
Tammi McKisson is no stranger to Audiostate 55 or the entertainment industry, having served in a number of capacities at the company, including artist relations director, stage manager, and production coordinator. This has included some fairly high-profile projects produced for live audience, the recording industry, and broadcast TV, including The Jericho Project by the contemporary jazz group Overfloe and Without You by Gospel artist Denita Gibbs, which debuted on the Billboard Gospel charts at No. 14. Other successful productions have included BET/Centric Salute to Selma, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the City of Birmingham's MLK Celebration featuring the Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International GLE celebration featuring Robin Thicke, LeAnn Rimes, Bo Bice, The Temptations Review, Tony Toni Toné, India Arie, and the Tuscaloosa Symphony.
"We are really excited to have Tammi come on board in her new role as COO," said Audiostate 55 President and CEO Henry Panion, III, PhD. "She's an amazing individual who happens to possess this unique skillset combining her experiences in both business and the entertainment industry. We know Tammi will quickly become a greater asset to the Audiostate 55 family of producers, songwriters, recording engineers, musicians, and singers, as well as the hundreds of school-age children we serve yearly in our music technology educational programs and summer camps."