Kelli Wasilauski has joined The Oriel Company as Director of Operations of its Nashville office.
Charlotte Burke Bass is exiting the position after helping the company establish the Music City division of the PR company that represents Kelsea Ballerini, Old Dominion, Jason Isbell, Zoe Kravitz, Maroon 5, Questlove, Robyn, André 3000, Phoebe Bridgers, and recent Emmy nominees Juliette Lewis and Ebon Moss-Bachrach, as well as Stagecoach Music Festival.
“We really enjoyed getting to know Charlotte over the course of this past year and working with her on the launch of The Oriel Co’s Nashville office. We thank her immensely for her work and are very supportive of her decision to take a step back from the daily grind of agency life,” shares The Oriel Co.’s Co-Founder, Carleen Donovan.
She adds, “We conducted a very wide executive search and immediately connected with Kelli. Chloe Walsh, Jen Appel and I have been so impressed with Kelli and knew immediately she was someone we could trust implicitly, collaborate with and grow with our agency. I speak for our entire team here when I say how excited we are to have her aboard here at The Oriel Co!”
Wasilauski brings more than eight years of music industry experience to her new role at The Oriel Co. She most recently served as VP of Publicity at Adkins Publicity. Since its inception, she helped grow the company’s roster to more than 20 clients and worked on notable campaigns including Billy Ray Cyrus’ record-breaking “Old Town Road (Remix)” with Lil Nas X, Tanya Tucker’s Grammy award-winning While I’m Livin’ album and The Judds‘ “Dream Chasers” Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum exhibit. Wasilauski spearheaded PR efforts for Bill Anderson’s Hall of Fame exhibit, “Bill Anderson: As Far As I Can See,” and his album of the same name, which yielded the Hall of Famer his inaugural Grammy nomination as an artist.
Prior to Adkins Publicity, Wasilauski worked with artists including Big & Rich, Kiefer Sutherland and Locash and coordinated events and on-site press for Dolly Parton’s “Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund,” “All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration,” “A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis” and Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam.
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