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Women Who Inspire: Marcie Allen

(Photo Courtesy of MacPresents.com) NAME: Marcie Allen AGE: 40 OCCUPATION: Music Industry Entrepreneur WHO SHE IS: Marcie Allen is the President of MAC Presents, a NYC-based sponsorship agency that negotiates high-profile partnerships between the world’s leading brands and artists. She is a dynamo matchmaker in the music industry and perfect at pairing corporate with cool. Marcie has strong roots in Nashville. Her grandfather, Bill “Hoss” Allen, was a famous disc jokey in the 1950’s, known for playing rhythm, blues and jazz and standing behind his beliefs in the segregated South. Marcie married a lawyer working in one of the city’s top firms and established herself as the toast of Nashville’s thriving music scene. She orchestrated sponsorship deals for talent like Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum. She was content living and working in her hometown. Then suddenly, her marriage of six years ended. Facing a nasty divorce — in a town where everyone knew her name — was motivation enough for Marcie to pack her truck and move to an apartment in Brooklyn. That was four years …