CEO & Founder

CEO & Founder


April 13th, 2015

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Peppi Hendrix is Founder/CEO & Executive Producer of the South Florida Gospel Music Awards (SFGMA). Peppi Hendrix business acumen is quite numerous outside of the South Florida Gospel Music Awards. Peppi Hendrix is the President and/or CEO of several other gospel entities as Gospel News Now, Inc. Musicians4You,Inc., State President of the Florida Gospel Announcers’ Guild, Owner & General Manager of WPEP Gospel Radio Super Station, President of the Palm Beach Gospel Announcers’ Guild, and also the President & CEO of The Hendrix Entertainment Group specializing in Artist Management & Development, Targeted Email Blast, Musician Referrals, Publicity & Advertising, Promotions & Marketing, Event Planning, Hammond Organ Sales & Services, Professional Soundtracks, Graphic & Website Design, Voiceovers, Audio & Sound Reinforcement, Political Consulting and Entertainment & Business Consulting.

Peppi Hendrix educational background boasts an Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies, Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education, Masters of Science Degree in Educational Administration and Management, and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Divinity. Peppi hosts a nationally syndicated gospel radio show airing across the country “Peppi’s Gospel Spot” in various markets showcasing music from local and national independent gospel artist. Peppi most recently was the recipient of The Horizon Award from The Gospel Music Workshop of America National Gospel Announcer’s Guild. This most coveted award is given to the individual in the gospel arena exhibiting a promising career in national gospel radio and beyond. Peppi was also the recipient of The Outstanding Black Educator’s Caucus Hudnell Awards which awards outstanding black educators. Peppi has been the recipient of many other prestigious awards in the secular and Christian world.

Always being a great visionary and lover of gospel music, Peppi was compelled 6 years ago to make a mighty move to thrust gospel music into the forefront of not only South Florida but the nation and abroad. Seeing the need to bring more visibility to well-deserved gospel independent gospel artist, The South Florida Gospel Music Awards was established. The very first awards ceremony was held in 2004 in West Palm Beach, FL at the Ephesus SDA Church which saw an estimated 600 persons in attendance. Each year has dramatically increased in number with estimates of 2000 in attendance over the Awards Weekend.. This year 2015 promises to be the biggest and best so far with the awards weekend taking place November 6 & 7, 2015. We are expecting national persons in the capacity of independent gospel artist, gospel industry personnel and executives, clergy, elected officials, the private and public sectors all to be a part of this memorial event. We invite you to be a part of this event as well.

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