Caroline Bienstock

Caroline Bienstock is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlin America, Inc., the company her father, music publishing titan and Carlin Chairman Freddy Bienstock, named for her.  She is currently celebrating her 19th year with the family business.

A New York City native, Caroline graduated cum laude from Yale College before earning her JD at Boston University School of Law four years later and becoming an associate at the New York office of the prestigious Chicago law firm Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson.  After acquiring an MBA from the Wharton School, Caroline worked in the Private Client Services division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. before beginning her tenure at Carlin America.

In her present post, Caroline’s main areas of concentration include the Carlin operation in Nashville, the organization-wide expansion into film music acquisitions and licensing, catalog growth and administration, and the Carlin Music Publishing Canada Inc. subsidiary.  Caroline is newly-elected to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Board of Directors.  She also currently serves on the Boards of the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) and the Harry Fox Agency.  She is the Executive Director of the New York Chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP).  Additionally, she serves on the Advisory Panel of the BMI Foundation, and is a Member of both the Copyright Society and the Entertainment and Sports Law section of the New York State Bar Association.