During her tenure as senior VP/GM for Scripps Networks Interactive's Great American Country, Sarah Trahern was used to juggling a busy schedule, but since assuming her new role as CEO of the Country Music Assn. (CMA) on Jan. 1, the Nashville-based executive's days now include everything from a cadre of talented school kids to meetings with the top brass at ABC.

 

6:00 AM To the Green Hills YMCA to do Pilates with my girlfriends Robin and Sally. I'm not a morning person. I'd rather exercise at night, but days just aren't controllable in my world now.

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