Who We Are

At the Richlynn Group, we believe that every brand, product and person has a story and our job is to tell that story. We’re driven to perfection and never stop short of excellence. At Richlynn, we’re passionate about defining and shaping your place in the world.

Our process is proven and always dynamic. We meet with you to fully understand your goals, your products and services, and what makes them unique. We put together a strategy to meet those goals, and we get to work. We’re honest about what works and we do what we say. We’re transparent about our progress, we meet with you regularly, and we communicate often.

Our creative marketing execution and personal attention is the result of a deliberately assembled, collaborative team of exceptional people. Our backgrounds are varied with wide-ranging experiences that allow us to meet you where you are. We use our diversity to your advantage.

Let our all-star team take you to the next level!


Richlynn Group - Nashville, TN
Katharine “Kate” Richardson – Partner
The Visionary

A true publicist at heart, Kate excels at helping people tell their story to the media. Her outside-the-box vision allows her to uniquely connect the dots for clients. Kate is a natural leader and bold entrepreneur, who uses her experience in New York and Nashville to benefit our clients worldwide. Some say she’s an expert extrovert.


  • Strategic Marketing & Planning
  • PR and Media Relations
  • Artist Relations and Brand Marketing
  • When a song gives me chills


Richlynn Group - Nashville, TN
Lynn Tinsey – Partner
The Enforcer

Lynn’s rich history in corporate agency work gives her the diverse background to keep the Richlynn Group moving on all fronts. Lynn knows how important strategies are for branding and client satisfaction. She also understands the importance of numbers and loves analyzing them. Time lines are key and Lynn always has a creative way to keep everyone in line and on track.


  • Strategic Marketing & Planning
  • Brand Identity, Positioning & Development
  • Event Management
  • Movies, Books and Chocolate Malt Balls


Richlynn Group - Nashville, TN
Craig Shelburne – Vice President

The Writer

Craig has been writing about Nashville’s diverse music scene for more than 20 years. He brings that expertise and enthusiasm to the Richlynn Group by creating strategic marketing plans for developing artists, authors and attractions. He excels at understanding what makes each client unique, then finds a way to share that story.


  • Launching innovative projects (albums, books, websites)
  • Discovering new music, with an emphasis on Americana
  • Researching country music history, especially 1950s-1970s
  • Running half-marathons in every state


Richlynn Group - Nashville, TN
Nicole “Nic” Cochran
The Connector

Nicole has spent two decades immersed in the Nashville music community working with pro audio companies, studios, producers, engineers and artists to elevate their profiles in the marketplace. She prides herself on “out of the box” thinking and is enjoying learning, building and implementing new business models that more effectively market a person, product or business in the “new” music industry of today.


  • Strategic Marketing & Planning
  • Artist Relations and Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Being a first time mom to a magnificent 13-year-old


Richlynn Group - Nashville, TN
Catherine “Cat” Denton
The Socializer

Cat is the go-to person for everything social. She enjoys coordinating brand activations and attending events with clients. Cat loves networking and helping entertainment clients grow by making industry connections for them and creating unique marketing plans to fit their brand. In and out of the office, Cat engages audiences and advocates for her clients.


  • Artist Relations and Marketing
  • PR & Media Relations
  • Event Management
  • Playing guitar, travel magazines, and Wanderlust


Richlynn Group - Nashville, TN
Tori Tullier
The Creator

Tori excels at all things creative, bringing a unique perspective to the Richlynn Group as a singer-songwriter-publicist combo. She has managed tour press for several major acts as well as handling day to day scheduling, high-profile event planning, and support for major label album releases. Tori is a lover of words and copy, bringing her signature voice to press releases, bios, and social media. Her favorite office activity is brainstorming, because much like songwriting, it’s all about the idea.


  • Writing
  • Strategic Marketing & Planning
  • Artist Relations and Marketing
  • All things HGTV and the search for the perfect breakfast taco


Years of combined experience
in business
Great ideas