Rick Fenney has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Solutions Media,Inc. (SMI). Fenney will be responsible for overseeing financial management, cash management, accounting, and investor relations. Fenney, known to millions as the Minnesota Vikings’ running back from 1987 to 1992, led the NFC in yards-per-carry in 1988. Fenney says, ‘It was during my NFL career that I developed the necessary skills for working within a team environment, performing under pressure, and striving for excellence.’ From 1991 to 1996, Fenney was a consultant for the investment subsidiary of Norwest Bank in Minneapolis. Then he moved back to his native Seattle, Washington, and formed his own company, Fenney Development, Inc., a land development and construction company. Fenney came to SMI from the economic community where since 1998 he performed as a financial consultant for Merrill Lynch in San Diego, specializing in individual and corporate financial planning. San Diego-based SpinRecords.com is becoming a resource for new and established artists and their fans using the power of the Internet. Its site is dedicated to providing services as a ‘farm-label’ to previously unsigned and undiscovered talent.
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