Donor List


The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum expresses its gratitude to the generous donors who supported the Museum’s annual campaign in 2016.


The Clarke Family Foundation
Country Music Association

Gibson Foundation
Vince Gill

​Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission
Keith Urban

$25,000 TO $99,999

4Wall Lighting Entertainment
Academy of Country Music
City National Bank
CMA Foundation
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
Bill and June Denny
Estate of Cindy Walker
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Ford Motor Company Fund
Google Inc.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Bob and Nan Kingsley
Middle Tennessee Ford Dealers
Music City Tents & Events
National Endowment for the Arts
National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Omni Nashville Hotel
The Shehab Family
Southwest Airlines
Tennessee Arts Commission
Laura Turner
Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation

$10,000 TO $24,999

13 Management
AEG Live
Mark Bloom
Bridgestone Arena
Del and Carolyn Bryant
Ann and Frank Bumstead
Creative Artists Agency
Rick and Kit Crump
Mark and Sheryl Donnell
Peggy Emmons
G Debbas Chocolatier

Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, LLP
Tracy Gershon and Steve Fishell
Grammy Foundation
The HCA Foundation
Hilton Nashville Downtown
Jackson National Community Fund
Anne and Kurt Locher
Loeb & Loeb LLP
The Memorial Foundation
The Mick Foundation
Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley PLC
Walter Mote

Music Producers Institute
Nashville Parent
Palisades Hudson Financial Group
Red Light Management
Brenda and Ruble Sanderson
Laurie and James C. Seabury III
Margaret and Chris Stewart
Taylor Swift
Trinchero Family Estates
Judy and Steve Turner
Vector Management
Westwood One/Cumulus

$5,000 TO $9,999

Gus Arrendale
Big Deal Music
Bonnaroo Works Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Mr. John Carter Cash and Mrs. Ana Cristina Cash
The Chet Atkins Music Education Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Concord Music Group
David and Karen Conrad
Robert Deaton
Sondra and Bill Fondren

Sally Friedman
Gibson Guitar Corporation
Ron Harman
Harriet & M. Fred Cartoun Foundation, Inc.
Bruce Hinton
Iconic Entertainment Group
The Impact Partnership
Integro USA Inc.
Warren Jones
Henry and Catherine Juszkiewicz
Lady Antebellum
Miranda Lambert
Lee, Danner & Bass, Inc.

Lorie and John Lytle
Art and Roxanne Coats McDonald
Reba McEntire
Michelle and Al Minjock
Roy Orbison, Jr.
Rascal Flatts
Allen Reynolds
Shannon Rotenberg
The Triple T Foundation
Vint and Kristin Varner
Laura Weber Cash
E.W. “Bud” and Janice Wendell
Ernie and Jerry Williams

$1,000 TO $4,999

Aqua Bella Day Spa & Hair Studio
Gary Allan
Charles C. Anderson
The Anschutz Foundation
Cyndae Arrendale and Gus Bussey
David and Wanda Baker
Bill Bannister
Randall and Kelly Bart
Bellevue Foundation
Julie Boos
Harold Bradley
George and Audra Briner
Dave and Beth Brooks
Tony Brown
Nina and Ray Burghard
Malinda Burns and Dawn Linn
Michael and Jane Ann Cain
Buddy Cannon
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Carnival Music
Wyndi and Wayne Carson
Rosanne Cash
Duane Clark and Kristi Goodwin
Mitsy and Phillip Clendenin
David and Sallylou Cloyd
Chase Cole
Easton Corbin
Elvis Costello
Pilar and Lew Davies
Connie Dean-Taylor
Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Tim DuBois
Mike Dungan
Kerri Edwards
Edie Emery
Patrick and Kitty Moon Emery
Ferguson Enterprises
William and Denise Finard
First Tennessee Bank
William H. Freeman
The Toni and Corey Frizzell Family
Joe and Phran Galante
Bobbi Gibson
John Gikas
Anne Guyot and Rachel Shoemaker
The Harlan Family
Aubrey B. Harwell Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Dan and Lynsi Hatef
Raymond L. Beck and Dr. Deborah Hatton
Hunter Hayes
Tricia and Robbie Hayes
Bill and Charmion Hearn
Mike and Lynda Helton
Scott and Teri Hendricks
James Horner
Humanities Tennessee
Keel and Marsha Hunt
Sam Hunt
Vicki and Steven Hurinenko
Martha and Gavin Ivester
Nancy Jarecki
Jewel Box Platinum
The Johnny Cash Museum
Pamela Johnson
Douglas and Sue Joyce
JPMorgan Chase
Kwerd Music LLC
Luke and Lauren Lewis
Lipman Brothers, LLC
Deb Lotz
Susan and John D. Loudermilk
L. Randolph Lowry
Cindy Mabe
Peter and Margaret Macdonald
Rebecca Marshall
Marylee Chaski Charitable Corporation
Ann and Greg McNair
Rachael and Dirk Melton
Max and Mary Merrell
Mike and Micki Milom
Shawn Moffatt/Go To Team
Stephanie Moore
Craig and Karen Morgan
John and Caroline Nail
Nashville Predators Foundation
National Music Publishers’ Association
Scott Neu
Kerry O’Neil
Michael O’Neill
Opry Entertainment
Roy Orbison the Third
Kayla Ott
Gary and Jan Overton
Ralph Peer II
Jason and Wendy Pharris

Brian Philips
Lisa Price
John and Fiona Prine
Lisa and Jack Purcell
Benjamin R. Rechter
The Recording Academy
Ken and Holly Rivera
Delphine and Ken Roberts
Frank and Jessica Rogers
Liz Rose and Tom James
Mary Roskilly and Chuck Miller
David and Susana Ross
Darius Rucker
Missy and Phil Russ
Cindy and Mark D. Sanders
Michael and Liz Schatzlein
Gary Scruggs
Deborah and David Simon
Adrianne and Tony Simonetti
John A. Singleton
Dr. Neil and Ruth Smith
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville
The Strategy Group
Catherine Sullivan
T&T Family Foundation
Tennessee Historical Records Advisory Board
The Tracy and Bill Frist Fund
Troy and Sylvia Tomlinson
Sarah Trahern and Wayne Flatt
Seab and Patti Tuck
The Urban Juicer
Bayard and Rosemary Walters
Warner Music Group, Inc.
Wells Fargo
Moshe and Libby Werthan
Mark Magnuson and Steve Westfield
Dwight and Diana Wiles
William Morris Endeavor
Chris Wood
Erwin and Linda Workman
Paul and Marisel Workman
Brian and Stephanie Wright
The Xaton Foundation
Kyle Young
YPO Ontario Forum WE

$500 TO $999

APA Talent and Literary Agency
Barbara Bennett
Barry and Cheri Cameron
Charles Cook
E.A. and Susan Degarmo
James Feeney
Jerome and Susan Ferguson
Toni Foglesong
Julia and Richard Fudge Sheiann, Brooklynne, and Jayden Hankins

HSBC Philanthropic Programs
Phillip Jones
Stephen and Barbara Jones
Richard and Carol Kottler
Mike and Denise Kruswicki
Deborah and Mary Magness
George and Betsy Matthews
Dana Moore and Jack Isenhour
Donna and Gerald Nicely
Robert Oermann and Mary Bufwack

Karl Olsen and Tracie Mislip
Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
Heather Rawlings
Republic Bank
Stacey and Don Schlitz
Chris and Jonathan Segal
Edwin B. Tuthill Jr.
Verizon Foundation
Connie Wilburn
Curtis and Libby Young


The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum expresses its gratitude to the generous donors who have provided leadership gifts to the Working on a Building capital campaign through the end of 2016.

377 Management in honor of Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Maddie Marlow, and Taylor Dye
Academy of Country Music
Ajax Turner Company, Inc.
Sean and Jennifer Alexander
The Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Foundation
The Anschutz Foundation
Johnathon and Newman Arndt
Earl and Janet Bentz
Big Yellow Dog Music
Bill and Melba Blevins
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation
Michael and Ann Bodnar
Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Records
Sandi and Scott Borchetta
The Bottorff Family
Bobby Braddock
Connie Bradley
Eleanor and Harold Bradley
Brasfield & Gorrie
Sharon Hornback Brawner and Eddie Brawner
Dan and Virginia Brown
Philip Bredesen and Andrea Conte
Lee Brice
Clay Bright
Luke Bryan
Ann and Frank Bumstead
Daphne and Rawls Butler
Jennifer Byler
Coran Capshaw
Carnival Music
Nathan and Stephanie Chapman
R. Booth and Georgeanne Chapman
Chet Atkins Professional Property Trust
Eric Church
City National Bank
Kelly Clarkson
Chase Cole
Ken and Vivian Connelly
David and Karen Conrad
Corner Partnership, LLC—Mark Bloom, Ronnie Scott, and Larry Papel
Country Music Association
Couture For A Cause, Inc.
Mike and Linda Curb
The Danner Foundation
Anne Davis and Karl F. Dean
Robert and Susan Deaton
Amy L. Dennison, Steve S. Dennison, Katheryn Dennison Pilkerton
Bill and June Denny
Marty and Betty Dickens
Scott Dillon and Family
Janet and Sean Donahue
Don Gibson American Music Foundation
Don Light Talent
Tom, Katie, Katherine, Claire, and Tommy Douglas
Laura Turner Dugas
Nic Dugger, TNDV: Television
Mike and Jane Dungan
Craig Dunn
Susan H. Edwards
Randy and Ruby Erickson
Shary and Rod Essig
Margaret and Frank Evans
Scott and Amy Farrow
First Amendment Center
Carrie Fisher
Debi Fleischer-Robin & Charles Robin Flood, Bumstead, McCready, & McCarthy, Inc.

Toni and Jim Foglesong
Ford Motor Company Fund
Ford Truck
Richard Frank
Jim and Ann Free
Freedom Forum
Senator Bill and Tracy Frist
David and Melinda Gales
Holly Gleason
Vince Gill and Amy Grant
Al and Karen Giombetti
Randy and Jennifer Goodman
Joel and Bernice Gordon
Jim Gorrie
John and Susan Grady
Great American Country
Dinah and Fred Gretsch Family
Gary and Sherri Haber
Carl and Connie Haley
Ben, Brittany, Campbell, and Bella Hanback
Sheiann, Brooklynne, and Jayden Hankins
Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Hardy
Ron Harman
Cordia Harrington
Lon and Anne Helton
Mike and Lynda Helton
The Hensler Family
Bruce and Gale Hinton
Chris Horsnell
Hospital Corporation of America
Haley and Christopher Houser Dann and Sherri Huff
John and Dawn Huie
Keel and Marsha Hunt
Ingram Charitable Fund, Inc.
Martha Rivers Ingram
Brett James and Sandy Cornelius
Naomi Judd
Joel A. Katz
Christine Karbowiak
Bob Kinkead, Kinkead Entertainment
Zac Koffler
Lady Antebellum
Kristine LaLonde and Claudio Mosse
Miranda Lambert
Ken Levitan and Gloria Dumas
Robert Lipman
Anne and Kurt Locher
Kelley and Karen Lovelace
Steve and Milah Lynn
Frank Matassa
Lisa Matassa
Hal Matern
Re Mattei and Sam P. Weiland, Jr.
Shane McAnally
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McCloud
Mary Ann McCready and Roy Wunsch
Art and Roxanne McDonald and Autumn Coats
Reba McEntire
The Clayton McWhorter Family
The Memorial Foundation
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Donald and Betsy Miller
Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley PLC
Monkeyville on Vine
John L. Morris
Nashville Arts Magazine
Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.
Nashville Scene
Neal & Harwell
Scott and Heather Neu
Nfocus Magazine
Gerald and Donna Nicely
Charles S. Nowlin, Jr. and Penne Nowlin McKee

Brian and Amy O’Connell
Omni Hotels and Resorts
Opry Entertainment Group
Will, Jan, and Gary Overton
Ralph and Liz Peer
ProImage Commercial Cleaning Services
Lisa and Jack Purcell
Red Light Management
Mr. and Mrs. Colin Reed
Allen Reynolds
Riverview Foundation
RJ Young Company
Delphine and Ken Roberts
Robertson Media Group
Walter and Margaret Ann Robinson
Mark Roeder
Ben and Jennifer Rooke
David and Susana Ross
Bob Rowling Family
Mr. and Mrs. Philip R. Russ
Ryman Hospitality Properties
Ryman Hospitality Properties Foundation
Ruble and Brenda Sanderson
Don and Stacey Schlitz
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Seabury III/Enterprise Electric, LLC
John Seigenthaler, Sr.
Blake Shelton
Peggy Sherrill
Mike and Lisa Shmerling
Steve Schweidel in Honor of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 50th Anniversary
The Schweidel Family in Memory of Pearl Wolff
Sallie A. Smith
Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Clarence and Ann Spalding
Harvey and Catherine Sperling
Butch and Sunny Spyridon
Chris and Morgane Stapleton
State of Tennessee
George Strait
SunTrust Bank
Taylor Swift
Tennessee Titans
Lewis and Dorothy Thompson
Troy and Sylvia Tomlinson
Sarah M. Trahern
The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Seab and Patti Tuck
Tuck-Hinton Architects
Cal Turner
Jay Turner
Judy and Steve Turner
Laura Turner
Family of Thomas and Jane Tyne
William J. Tyne, Jr.
Universal Music Group
Michael Vaden
Paul Warmack and Gully Jumpers 1930s
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Weatherson
Kirt Webster
Rachel and Chris Weingartner
Janice and E.W. “Bud” Wendell
Susan and Ken Whitaker
Jerry and Ernie Williams
Jody and Karen Williams
Paul Wilson
Timothy Wipperman
Randy and Jennifer Wolcott
Kathy and Mark Wright
Kyle Young
Nicholas S. Zeppos


​Jane and Currie Andrews
Larry Baird
Ron Bledsoe
Harold Bradley
Victor Breckenridge
John Bredenberg
Sanford Brokaw
Kix Brooks
Maxine Brown
C. F. Martin & Co., Inc.
Dorothy (Dot) Carter
Rosanne Cash
Alice Cesiano
Manuelita Chao
Carla Ciuffo
Daniel Clark
Peter Cooper
Gayle Coursey Bryant
Christy and John Courville
Mark Donnell
Meg Epstein and Cheryl Underwood
Kevin Fontenot

Shelly Goodman
John Grady
Michael Gray
Nanci Griffith
Ron Harman
Rodger Holtin
Josh Jones
Larry Kerfoot
Carolyn Killen
Ira Landsman
William Lawlor
George Lochner
John Lomax III
Lytle Management Group
Charles Mainer
Carol Manley
Michael Manning
Maverick Management
Clare May
Terry McArthur
Michael McCall
Bob McDill

Richard R. Nelson, Jr.
Sharman Pirkle and Susan Bradley
The Recording Academy, Nashville Chapter
Emily Reynolds
Linda Sue Rumler
Tamara Saviano
Don Schlitz Penny Schrock
Mike and Elaine Servais
Wayne Smith
Sony Music Nashville
Harry A. Stephen
Jean Stoker
Carolyn Tate
Brian Tipton
Suzanne Tolbert
Lana Townsel
WDUX Radio
Blanche R. White (Emerson)
Kathi Whitley
Michael Weintrob
Charles Wood

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum makes every effort to list the names of our donors accurately and according to their preferences. Please contact with revisions, and we will promptly update our records and this donor list.