(Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 26, 2015) – Business management and financial planning executives Kella Stephenson-Farris, Stephanie Mundy-Self and Catherine Stein (Moore) have partnered to launch Nashville-based business management firm, Farris, Self & Moore, LLC.
The boutique firm, which specializes in business management and
financial planning services, provides accounting, HR, business
management and financial planning services to hit songwriters and
producers, major touring acts, and national recording artists. Together,
Farris, Self and Moore will serve on the foundation of providing value
added service through relationship building while offering a personal
touch and local feel.
Farris, Self & Moore, LLC is located at 40 Music Square East, Nashville, TN 37203. Company principals
can be reached at Kella@fsmnash.com (Kella Stephenson-Farris),
Stephanie@fsmnash.com (Stephanie Mundy-Self), and Catherine@fsmnash.com
(Catherine Stein [Moore]), and the company’s phone number is
Kella Stephenson Farris comments, “I could not be more
excited to join forces with Stephanie and Catherine. Their reputation in
the Nashville music community is unsurpassed, and our values and vision
align. We look forward to serving our industry and its accomplished
songwriters and touring artists in a greater capacity.”
Kella Stephenson-Farris has owned and operated The Kella Stephenson
Company (KSCO) since 2006. The company was launched after Farris
recognized an underserved niche market of successful songwriters. The
Kella Stephenson Company will be folded into Farris, Self & Moore,
LLC and Farris will continue to serve her current clients under the
Farris and her company have overseen everything from bill pay to
insurance planning, investment guidance, estate planning, tax planning,
song earnings, asset acquisition, quarterly financials, projections,
budgeting and royalty tracking. Collectively, KSCO clients have had cuts
on more than 100 million albums sold and 75 #1 songs. KSCO clients
include GRAMMY, CMA, ACM, BMI, ASCAP, NSAI and Oscar award-winning
songwriters and producers.
Farris received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
(Finance) and her MBA from Auburn University. She also has obtained the
Certificate of Financial Planning (CFP®) designation. Farris is a
member of Leadership Music (Class of 2014), NARAS, CMA, ACM, Financial
Planning Association, as well as a SOLID (Society of Leaders in
Stephanie Mundy-Self most recently worked with business
management firm, Flood, Bumstead, McCready, and McCarthy, Inc. Her
clients at FBMM included high profile recording artists and actors,
international touring corporations and newly discovered talent.
Mundy-Self is a specialist in risk management research and analysis,
tour and merchandise settlement audits for domestic and foreign
concerts, as well as payroll and HR management for companies with 125 or
Stephanie, a native of Greenville, S.C., is a graduate of the University
of Georgia, double-majoring in vocal performance, and risk management
and insurance, and she was in the inaugural Music Business class. She is
currently the Treasurer of the Nashville Film Festival, and is a member
of CMA and ACM. Stephanie was also a 2012 honoree of Nashville’s Top 30
under 30 and a member of Nashville Emerging Leaders (Class of 2013).
Catherine Stein, whose forthcoming nuptials will make
her Catherine Moore, began her career in the music industry as an
account executive with Flood, Bumstead, McCready and McCarthy, Inc. At
the company, she worked with an array of clients, including marquee
recording artists and actors, international touring corporations as well
as emerging talent. She is a native of Chattanooga, TN and graduate
from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in
Stein is a member of SOURCE, CMA, and ACM. She is a 2015 honoree of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30. She is also an alumna of SOLID.
The website for Farris, Self & Moore, LLC will launch in the coming days and will be available at http://www.fsmnash.com.
Pictured above L to R: Stephanie Mundy-Self, Kella Stephenson-Farris, Catherine Stein (Moore)