Jennie Smythe

CEO
Grililla Marketing

Jennie began her career in the mid-1990s working for Elektra Entertainment, Spivak-Sobol Entertainment, Disney’s Hollywood Records and more. In the early 2000s, she moved to YAHOO! Music as Director of Marketing and Promotion which eventually led her to move to Nashville to work for Warner Bros. Records’ New Media Department and then as Clear Channel’s Senior Director of Content and Marketing. In January of 2008, Jennie launched Girlilla Marketing, which celebrated its 10 year anniversary in 2018.

Jennie is honored to be active on the Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, CMA Foundation (2019 Chair Person) and Music Health Alliance boards, a graduate of Leadership Music (class of 2010), a member of and SOURCE and a proud supporter of St. Jude.

Jennie has been featured in Billboard, Fast Company, People, HITS, The Tennessean and is grateful to be included for 3+ years as a recipient of the Nashville Business Journal’s Women in Music City Awards.