And we believe you’re only as good as the company you keep.
That’s why we anchor ourselves in:
Clients and causes we believe in.
dynamic partnerships rooted where you live and work.
meaningful story ideation and sharing.
Original thinking and clever strategies to help you rise above the noise.
Deeply rooted in Nashville. Rooting for the brands we love.
At Parthenon PR, we are relationship-focused first. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have inside the office as well as in the community. We thrive on the subtleties of building and nurturing connections, so working as a boutique agency allows us to stay tightly knit, highly collaborative and creatively focused. We want to know you, and we want you to know us.
Cultivating community is more than just our brand promise. To us, it means falling in love with your business. It means understanding the nitty-gritty details that matter. It means serving as an extension of your team and providing dedicated support wherever you have the greatest need.
At the end of the day, you can count on our experience, skill, gumption and — most of all — our partnership to get you the results you crave.
Jena is a Nashville-native PR pro with experience rooted in media relations, creative collaborations and event planning across a variety of industries including food + beverage, non-profit and development. Jena has enjoyed working with national clients such as 7-Eleven, Dunkin’ Donuts and the Ringling Brothers, and has a soft spot for working with local businesses like Five Points Pizza, Goo Goo Cluster, Chef’s Market and the Nashville Public Library Foundation. Throughout her career, she’s been recognized as one of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30, as a finalist for the Nashville Emerging Leaders Award and a multi-year recipient of Belmont University’s Top 100 Entrepreneurs, though she finds herself much more comfortable in earning recognition for clients. Beyond the office, Jena serves on several Belmont University boards, including its PR Department Advisory Board, the Alumni Association Board of Directors and as board chair for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Advisory Board, and she enjoys exploring places near and far with her family.
Also a Nashville native, Francie is an experienced PR professional with a demonstrated history in client management, communications, media relations, event management, sales and graphic design. Over the years, Francie has provided dynamic strategies for numerous local and national clients across various industries while developing deep relationships with local and national media and influencers to create long-standing, mutually beneficial relationships for her clients and the community. After graduating from Wake Forest University, Francie worked for Town & Country magazine in New York City where she developed her appreciation for modern, luxury brands. She then moved back to Nashville to hone her PR skills and has since worked with clients like W Nashville, JW Marriott Nashville, Goo Goo Cluster, Tractor Supply Company, Dunkin’ Donuts, DAOU Winery & Vineyards and Loveless Cafe. Francie carries her passion for helping her clients shine beyond the office by serving on numerous philanthropic boards and committees such as The Women’s Fund, Clip In for the Cure, Cheekwood Estate & Gardens’ Swan Ball and Wake Forest University’s Young Alumni Board. In the rest of her spare time, Francie enjoys teaching fitness classes at her barre3 studio in Brentwood, Tennessee and walking in 12South with her husband, Tom, daughter, Wynne, and pup, Petey.
Liz joined Parthenon Public Relations in 2020 with nearly a decade of public relations firm experience and a specialty in developing and leading local, regional and national communications campaigns to help her clients grow and flourish. Her holistic approach to PR includes both new and time-tested strategies to secure targeted and meaningful press placement, identify and create compelling content and establish partnerships that drive revenue and build community relations. Liz has enjoyed the opportunity to additionally serve on the local PR and marketing teams for the Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville and Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. A creative at heart and grandmother in spirit, Liz’s hobbies are gardening, baking and crafting.
Kristin has helped clients of all sizes and all budgets achieve their results creatively, strategically and efficiently with marketing, communications and PR experience at award- winning agencies and large corporations since 2009. She’s led fully integrated marketing and communications efforts for clients such as LP Building Products, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Piedmont Natural Gas, Johnston & Murphy, Bridgestone Americas, Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators, among many others. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including more than 50 PRSA Parthenon Awards, Bulldog Reporter’s 2016 Media Relations Awards, PR Daily’s 2018 Content Marketing Awards, Ragan’s 2020 PR Daily Awards and Ragan’s PR Daily 2020 Nonprofit Awards, with her most significant accolade being the success of the clients whose marketing efforts she’s led. In her spare time, Kristin volunteers with Adopt a Golden Nashville and as the development committee fundraising chair for Rebuilding Together Nashville, loving the opportunity to give back to her hometown community.
Emily was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky before attending the University of Georgia to pursue her degree in public relations and English. She graduated from UGA’s Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communication as one of the school’s two faculty-selected Crisis Communication Fellows. Emily has helped execute creative campaigns and communications strategies for national clients such as Mercedes Benz, Deep Eddy Vodka, Hooters of America, Cox Enterprises and GCI Outdoor. After getting up to speed on the latest pop culture news, you will find her on a run, spending time with family and friends, reading or watching Bravo.
Jamie is a young, motivated social media lover with a passion for bringing a client’s brand presence to life. A graduate from Belmont University with a degree in Social Media Management, Jamie has experience working with various small businesses around Nashville and is excited to grow her digital marketing expertise at Parthenon PR. From content development to analytics and reporting, Jamie knows what it takes to create a successful social media strategy for a client, but her favorite part of the job is helping her client’s define and create a digital roadmap for increased awareness and exposure. Jamie has called Nashville home for the past 5 years, though her hometown in New York remains near and dear to her heart. When she isn’t planning content, you can find her dining with friends at a local Mexican restaurant, starting a new book or scrolling for ideas and inspiration on TikTok.
Growing up in Richmond, Virginia, Jamison began her career in Nashville after graduating from James Madison University with a degree in public relations and political communication. She has invaluable experience working with national B2B brands and local food & beverage spots across a variety of industries. Jamison has volunteered with Metro Nashville Animal Care and Control and is involved in neighborhood cleanups to keep Nashville trash-free and beautiful. When she’s not brainstorming story ideas for her clients, you can find her at a concert or listening to music on a walk in Bicentennial Capitol Mall.
Madison is from Charlotte, North Carolina with a degree from Auburn University. Following college, Madison moved to Nashville and discovered her knack for public relations while servicing clients in the tourism, sports, real estate development and food & beverage industries. Prior to joining Parthenon PR, Madison earned her master’s in marketing from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Her passion for being involved in the heart of Nashville’s growth and development led her to Parthenon PR where she specializes in helping clients increase brand awareness, drive foot traffic and achieve optimal results. Madison is always up for an adventure and loves to travel, try new restaurants and go on walks at McCabe Park with her golden retriever, Hootie.
Abby, a University of Tennessee graduate, returned to her Nashville hometown to pursue a public relations career. She has executed media strategies and client relations over the years in diverse industries like consumer products, retail and arts working with brands like Tractor Supply Company, Jack Daniel’s, Goo Goo Cluster and Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery. She is an active member of PRSA Nashville, where she currently serves on the Communications Committee. She's also an avid reader and pop culture aficionado.
Maddie is a skilled digital media and public relations professional with a passion for serving clients in their next steps of growth. Prior to joining Parthenon, Maddie worked for two Nashville publicity firms gaining experiences that span from running social media campaigns for a New York Times best-selling author, to garnering national coverage for a budget-friendly blogger or curating an intimate gathering for a charming small business. Her serving nature has translated to volunteer roles both with Williamson County CASA and her local church community. Maddie's favorite Nashville hidden gem: Outlander's Southern Chicken. You can thank her later.
Katie was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and earned a degree from High Point University. She moved to Nashville three years ago with a passion for social media and digital marketing and has fallen in love with Music City. From executing social strategies and creating content across a variety of channels to proficiency in graphic design, photography and event planning, Katie is a marketing pro with a passion for learning. When she’s not immersed in the world of digital marketing, you can find her at Orangetheory or a pilates class, grabbing a drink at happy hour with the girls or checking out the newest restaurants around town.
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