Nashville, Tenn. (October 31, 2016)  - Pennington Entertainment announces two new hires to join the artist management and marketing company.

Kelly Rickert will relocate to Nashville from Scranton, Penn. to join the Pennington Entertainment team and fill the position of Social Media Ninja starting November 14.  Rickert will be responsible for facilitating strategic social media campaigns while creating an engaging online presence for the Pennington Entertainment roster. Prior to her move to Nashville, Rickert held the role of promotions and social media coordinator for Entercom's WGGY, WILK, WKRZ and WMQX in Wilkes-Barre, Penn.

Danielle Clement joins Pennington Entertainment as Executive Assistant and Special Projects Coordinator. With a degree in public relations, Clement has previously worked for Walt Disney World, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ryman Hospitalities, Crye-Leike and is currently an artistic director at VSA Tennessee, teaching dance to young adults with Down syndrome. Additionally, Clement serves her community as a Big Sister for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

"We could not be more excited to have these two talented professionals join our 'island of loveable misfits' here at Pennington Entertainment" laughs Pennington. "Joking aside, the added value that both Danielle and Kelly bring to this team, and our clients, is immeasurable."

Former Sr. VP of Artist Management at BBR Management, Shawn Pennington, announced the formation of Pennington Entertainment in March with a client roster that includes GRAMMY-nominated duo Thompson Square, platinum-selling band Parmalee, The Hillbilly Way and the Pittsburhg Brewing Co.


Kelly Rickert- Social Media Ninja

Danielle Clement - Executive Assistant / Special Projects


Formed in March 2016, Pennington Entertainment is a full-service artist development and management company whose roster currently includes 3x "Vocal Duo Of The Year" (ACM/CMA) and GRAMMY-nominated duo Thompson Square, platinum-selling band Parmalee and Pittsburgh regional act The Hillbilly Way.

20-year music industry veteran, Shawn Pennington, leads Pennington Entertainment.  The Pittsburgh native first came to Nashville as a musician before joining top management firm Dale Morris & Associates where his talents were tapped to successfully develop the careers and brands of Gretchen Wilson, Big & Rich, John Rich, Cowboy Troy, The MuzikMafia, and others.  Pennington later joined the management team of BBR Management as the Senior Vice President in 2011. While with BBR Management Pennington represented 3x "Vocal Duo Of The Year" (ACM/CMA) and GRAMMY-nominated duo Thompson Square and platinum-selling band Parmalee.

Though music is his primary focus, Shawn has produced programming for major television networks including NBC, CMT, USA, GAC, and DIRECTV.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Kaminske
Pennington Entertainment| Associate Publicist