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Erik Blumenfeld (1983-2013)
A University of Arkansas graduate with a Bachelors of Art, Journalism: Advertising/Public Relations sequence, Blumenfeld was hired in October 2012 as Director of New Business Development with Spin Doctors Music Group. His responsibilities included generating new business clients for radio promotion campaigns, assisting in marketing, PR and development for client artists, maintaining those artists’ social networks and researching new opportunities and creating new marketing material for use by Spin Doctors. His clients included Justine Blazer, Brinn Black, Stephanie Grace, Andy Griggs and John Karland. Blumenfeld was an active fundraiser for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Nashville and SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development). He died suddenly and unexpectedly on the morning of March 20. Donations in his name may be made to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Nashville, The American Cancer Society or The Springboard Entertainment Foundation.