Meet Our Team
After working as a critical care nurse for 13 years, Kellie Bryson decided it was time to leave that world and dive further into the events industry. Her love of baking and making pretty desserts helped to launch the cake division, The Bake Shoppe. Once they started producing wedding cakes, wedding catering followed very quickly. Working in amazing venues all over Middle Tennessee helped her to learn that she wanted to have a dedicated venue that could also be called home with a team that produces all year round and on property. Today, the entire company is based at Legacy Farms. One of the best parts of the job is seeing personal growth and professional growth in her employees. The company cannot exist without strong, capable team members. Watching a vision come to life from paper to right before a client walks in the room is her favorite part of the event process. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her sweet daughter and read food magazines.
After 4 years of catering to ABC’S “Nashville”, Executive Chef Randy Williams was searching for a new catering “home” and happened upon the opportunity at Legacy Farms. After meeting Kellie and having the opportunity to meet the team and giving the position a test drive, he knew he had found just that. His favorite part about working with Legacy Farms is working with so many talented individuals and seeing the final results of the amazing events. In his free time he enjoys home renovation projects, and will be searching and will be searching for his next house to remodel soon!
Amy Richardson started her journey here in 2001 as a cake decorator. As the years passed she was able to learn many other aspects of the business such as catering, planning, sales and administrative work. Today she is a full time event planner and helps with the admin work behind the scenes. One of her favorite parts about the job are interacting with clients and being a witness to so many powerful moments in people’s lives that they will cherish forever. In her free time you will find her with family and friends or helping out at church activities.
Growing up Danielle Gill has always wanted to be an Interior Designer but somewhere along the way shifted gears and thought she would do something in the medical field. During her sophomore year of college, she helped plan her sister’s wedding from across the country and her love for design and organization re-surfaced again. A few months after returning to Tennessee from her sister’s wedding, she changed her major and participated in three internships that focused her studies on event management and eventually led her to A Catered Affair and Legacy Farms. She loves getting to express her creativity by designing each wedding according to the vision of her couples. She enjoys getting to create a bond with each of them and being a part of the most important day of their life. When she is not working you can find her with her closest friends and family, traveling or currently designing her own wedding!
As a young college student, Tori Holder dabbled with several different areas of study before landing in the Organizational Communications department at MTSU. This area of study led her to an internship in the event planning industry that helped develop her love of weddings and special events. After taking a break from the industry to start a family, Tori is so excited to be back at Legacy Farms to help coordinate the events, manage the social media and blogging, and various other administrative tasks. Her favorite part of her job is the moments leading up to the couple’s walks into their ceremony. You are almost guaranteed to see a tear come out of her! In her time out of the office she is busy raising two babies and spending time with her sweet husband.
Parthenia Fayne loves the way we are all connected and the expression of beauty. The events industry has granted her with wonderful opportunities for connecting with people and expressing beauty. She went from teaching English in a classroom, to homeschool her own children, to becoming an event planner; she has enjoyed making connections in many ways over the past several years. Parthenia’s dream to work in all aspects of the event industry led her to working with one of the best teams in the biz at Legacy Farms/A Catered Affair. Here, she is able get to make all kinds of connections as she tells people about all the beautiful things that can happen at Legacy Farms and A Catered Affair!