ACM Taps Opry’s Fisher As CEO

Pete Fisher becomes only the second CEO in the Academy of Country Music’s history with the group’s announcement of his promotion that takes effect Jan. 30.

– Pete Fisher

Fisher takes the seat from Bob Romeo, who stepped down from the position in May after 13 years as CEO. Prior to that, the ACM was managed by Fran and Bill Boyd from its inception in 1964. 

Fisher will relocate from Nashville, were he’d served 17 years as VP and GM of the

He has been on the ACM board for 14 years, and has also served on boards of trustees of The Recording Academy, MusiCares and the Opry Trust Fund.

Prior to joining the Opry, Fisher was a partner in Fisher Raines Entertainment and director of creative services at WarnerSongs.