Laura Segura has risen to executive director at MusiCares, a new position that will oversee the entire organization. With immediate effect, Segura will oversee MusiCares' annual budget of $17 million, and lead a team that works across development, fundraising and delivery of health and financial aid programs.
MusiCares is the Recording Academy's charitable arm. The nonprofit helps individuals in all areas of the music industry through a range of financial, medical and personal health issues.
Segura understands the role better than most. Previously, she served for seven years as vice president of membership & industry relations for the Recording Academy. In that role, she led the restructuring of the organization's 12-chapter system, and she’s recognized for having increased outreach and industry relations efforts.