Sally Williams has a hand in some of Nashville's most cherished institutions. She has been GM of the award-winning Ryman Auditorium since 2008, and earlier this year she took on the role of VP in charge of business and partnership development for the Opry Entertainment Group.

5:30 AM Check e-mail while brushing my teeth. Send a note of congratulations to manager Norm Parenteau regarding two upcoming, sold-out Old Crow Medicine Show concerts on Dec. 30-31. Head to the gym in time for a 6 a.m. class.

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