JULY 29, 2021 – Kobalt today announced the promotion of Stephanie Cox as general manager of the company’s Nashville office. Cox will oversee and manage Kobalt’s Nashville creative team and the office’s daily operations.
Previously, Cox was SVP, Creative where she helped build the company’s presence and roster in Nashville. Most recently she was instrumental in the signing and development of Michael Hardy (HARDY) who had multiple #1’s as a writer and having success as a recording artist for Big Loud Records.
Jeannette Perez, Chief Experience Officer of Kobalt said, “Since joining Kobalt in 2011, Stephanie has been a key player in the growth and success of Kobalt Nashville. Stephanie is known in the community to be a creative force. We’re confident her leadership will be critical in the further growth of Kobalt Nashville for our team, songwriters and partners.”
“I am thrilled to continue my career with one of the most innovative and progressive publishers in the world,” said Cox. “Getting to work with our amazing global creative staff and lead our Nashville office is an amazing opportunity and I am excited for the future.”
Cox started her career at Little Big Town Music, where she learned the art of developing songwriters and identifying career-defining songs for artists. She continued honing her skills at Reba McEntire’s Starstruck Entertainment where she was instrumental in establishing the hugely successful career of Grammy award-winning Mark D. Sanders. She went on to run the creative team at MCA Music and helped them win ASCAP’s prestigious Publisher of the Year award. After, Cox branched out to form Larga Vista Music where she achieved success with multiple #1 records with George Strait, Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, and The Band Perry. Her ability to find young talent and the tenacity needed to nurture and develop it led to her successful, long-lasting relationship with eight-time Grammy-nominee writer/artist Brandy Clark.