Linda Lorence Critelli is an accomplished music executive with expertise in performing rights, publishing, artist development and organizational leadership. She is former VP of writer/publisher relations at SESAC, where she worked with a diverse roster of songwriting and publishing talent.
Through the years she formed a large loyal clientele which contributed to the success of the multi-million dollar organization it is today. She was recognized by Billboard magazine as one of the leading women in performing rights.
Linda currently holds the honor to serve as a National Trustee for The Recording Academy and is the former president of the NY Chapter. She is a proud member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame board and is a former president of Women in Music.
She is a powerful advocate for music creators, and a champion of the proposed “Empire State Music Production Tax Credit Bill” in New York. Linda is the co-founder of NYC3 “New York City Creative Community,” an organization of publishing professionals who are working to restore NYCs creative community. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music where she was a voice principal. She was honored by the college with their “Distinguished Alumni Award.”