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July 15, 2021

Time: 5-7 PM EST

Atlanta Kickoff - Panel and Mixer in Atlanta, GA!


4U Recordings logo

1376 Chattahoochee Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318



John Ozier
EVP Creative Reservoir Media Management & AIMP Association Chair & NA Chapter President

Michael Lau
AIMP NY Chapter President

Teri Nelson Carpenter
President & CEO of Reel Muzik Werks, LLC & AIMP LA Chapter President



AIMP Special Event

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4U Recording Studio
1376 Chattahoochee Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Additional Speaker Information

John Ozier joined Reservoir as Executive Vice President, Creative in Nashville in April 2019. John brings a wealth of experience in operating publishing and record label businesses to the new role. Ozier has been responsible for over 30 #1’s as an A&R executive, a publisher, and as a songwriter. He is a hit songwriter with cuts by Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Kid Rock, Kellie Pickler, Charlie Worsham, Josh Thompson, American Young, Air Supply and others. He co-wrote Lee Brice’s multi-week No. 1 and multi-platinum single, “Hard to Love," which won a BMI Award in 2013, as well as an NSAI Award for 'Top 10 Songs I Wish I'd Written.' John also co-wrote Tyler Farr's #1 and Gold Single, "Whiskey In My Water," which also won a BMI Award for one of the most played songs of the year. All in all, John’s songs have sold well over 5 million copies. John has also been named to the Nashville Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40, as well as the University of Georgia’s Top 40 Under 40 list. He is the National Chair and President of the Nashville Chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers. John also sits on the Middle TN Advisory Board for Regions Bank, as well as the Board of Directors for the Oasis Center of Nashville.

Teri Nelson Carpenter is a music industry veteran. Her executive experience includes a background in performing rights management and overseeing major studio and network television music departments. Ms. Carpenters experience in creating, protecting and monetizing music copyrights is well known and has earned her the highest level of respect worldwide Ms. Carpenter is currently the President & CEO of Reel Muzik Werks, LLC. A Full Service Music Rights Management Company that specializes in Global Writer/Publisher Administration, Licensing & Clearance and Music Supervision for all Media. RMW services include management of Performance, Mechanical, Neighboring and Secondary Rights/ As the executive in charge of network television music at Fox Family Worldwide/Saban Entertainment, Ms. Carpenter was responsible for overseeing the Fox Family/Saban's global music business. Prior to that Ms. Carpenter served as a Music Administration & Production Executive at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM Studios). Before that she was the Director of Music at Academy Award Winning Indie Company, Hemdale Film Corp. Ms. Carpenter began her career at Broadcast Music Inc. in Film/TV relations. She spent much of her time at BMI working directly with composers, publishers and content creators in providing assistance with their global performing rights concerns. Ms. Carpenter is also an in-demand speaker at conferences around the globe, including SXSW in Austin, TX; Canadian Music Week in Toronto; the AIMP Global Music Publishing Summit in New York City; NATPE, Miami, Music Biz Nashville, All About Music in Mumbai, India; Output Belfast Music Conference; IMRO’s Business of Music Seminar Dublin, Ireland, AEDEM in Barcelona, Spain, MIDEM, Cannes France and VIFF - Vancouver International Film Festival emphasizing her status as a key member of the international music community. She was recently tapped by the U.S. State Department to be a mentor and speaker at the Global Entrepreneur Summit in Hyderabad, India whose theme “Women First, Prosperity For All” involved women from over 160 countries. Ms. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance & Composition from Cal State Long Beach where she graduated with honors. Her post graduate studies at UCLA were in International Business and currently she is a guest lecturer in the music department at UCLA. Ms. Carpenter has just joined the Leadership Music Class of 2022. She is also a recent two-term President of the California Copyright Conference and Finance Chair of the Board of Directors of the Copyright Alliance in Washington, D.C. Currently, Ms. Carpenter serves as a member of the Independent Publishers Advisory Counsel for the NMPA. She is also the National Chair and LA Chapter President of the Association of Independent Music Publishers and serves on the Executive Board of the International Independent Music Publishers Forum. Ms. Carpenter is a member of the Joint Project Lead at CISAC which governs all X-Industry music projects. She is also an active member of the Society Publisher Forum where she lends her experience in many groups including the A/V working groups along with serving on the Steering Committee & Working Group for CIS-Net a FastTrack / CISAC global music database project.

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