LEGACY Consulting, PR & Events Adds Two Strategic Staff Members

Franklin, TN – January 8, 2016 – LEGACY Consulting, PR & Events has expanded their staff to include two new hires.  Rachel Martinez joined the firm to handle Strategic Development and Special Projects while Meredith Martin has been named PR & Special Events Assistant.  Martin will serve within the public relations and creative services division of the company while Martinez will work within the non-profit and events production division.
L-R: Meredith Martin, Tresa Halbrooks, Rachel Martinez
Carrie Underwood's Album Launch Event

LEGACY's roster of clients is varied among entertainment, sports, corporate entities and non-profit organizations.  The event division of LEGACY is well known for creating high profile events for celebrities and charities alike as they recently produced Carrie Underwood’s highly publicized album launch party for STORYTELLER this past October.    

Their client roster includes ESPN College Gameday Anchor Kevin Carter, Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, Sony Music, Kendra Scott, Gigi’s CupcakesCrain Construction and The Heimerdinger Foundation to name a few.  The company’s goal is to create solutions for clients, whether it’s a public relations campaign to enhance their overall image within their industry, developing a new brand or identifying a charitable cause to partner with. 

LEGACY Consulting, PR & Events was founded in 2012 by sports and entertainment executive Tresa Halbrooks after directing player relations and special events in the NFL for more than a decade.  Prior to the NFL, Halbrooks worked for one of the largest entertainment companies in the country, Gaylord Entertainment Company and the retail giant, Service Merchandise, working closely with their CEOs, corporate image, special events and philanthropy.

“I am so thrilled to have these two talented ladies join the LEGACY team,” said Tresa Halbrooks, President.  “They will certainly be an asset to our roster of clients as they are dedicated to helping enhance their brand, public relations and event production. Their individual experience will be a valuable resource as we grow.”

Rachel Martinez joined the LEGACY team in August after thirteen years in non-profit
Rachel Martinez
management.  Most recently, Martinez served as the Director of Development for Fannie Battle Day Home for Children. There, she was responsible for fundraising, special events, activities and community outreach efforts in order to achieve agency goals. Prior to Fannie Battle, she helped to grow other non-profit organizations such as Nurses for Newborns, the South Carolina Youth Advocate Program and the Ronald McDonald House of Columbia, SC.  Martinez works closely with LEGACY’s celebrity foundations and non-profit clients on their strategic development and helps them reach their overall fundraising goals. In addition, Martinez will focus on community partnerships, business development and event planning.

Meredith Martin
Meredith Martin joined LEGACY in September as a recent graduate from BelmontUniversity with a degree in Public Relations and Journalism.  During her time at Belmont, Martin developed vital PR skills and gained experience through a variety of internships with organizations such as the Nashville Entrepreneur Center where she served as a project manager and the Nashville Predators where she worked as the Community Relations Intern and Game Time Communications Assistant.  Most recently, Martin worked with a local wedding venue planning events until she stepped in to her new role at LEGACY.  Martin will be responsible for assisting with media relations, PR campaigns, creative services and special events.

Martinez and Martin look to further the mission of LEGACY and assist in propelling the growth of the company.

About LEGACY Consulting, PR & Events

LEGACY Consulting, PR & Events was founded in 2012 as a premier public relations, media, management and events firm based in Franklin, TN that focuses on clients ranging from professional athletes and entertainers to corporate entities and non-profit organizations.  For more information visit

LEGACY Consulting, PR & Events is a Nashville, TN based public relations and events production firm.  LEGACY is known as one of Nashville’s top special event planners as they create unique and elaborate events for celebrity and high profile clients. or 615-669-6058.


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