Lynn Jeter, Kelly Purcell, Photo Credit Jonell Whitt via Steed Media

Lynn Jeter, Kelly Purcell, Photo Credit Jonell Whitt via Steed Media

Rolling out collaborated with Lynn Jeter & Associates as a media partner for her amazing 10th Annual Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives Honoring Women event. Jeter is a famed publicist, who gained noteriety in the early ’80s for launching the careers of countless celebrities.

Debra Byrd- Photo Credit Jonell Whitt via Steed Media

Debra Byrd- Photo Credit Jonell Whitt via Steed Media

The honorees this year included Deborah Byrd (talent producer and CEO of AK Blackbyrd Productions, Inc), Inga Dyer (SVP Business & Legal Affairs of Revolt TV), Nicole Plantin (Head of A7R Rostrum Records), and Kelley Purcell (executive director of the Los Angeles Chapter, The Recording Academy). When I asked Kelley Purcell what the best part of her job is she replied, “I love that I get to use my voice to have an opinion when decisions are being made. I love the fact that my

When I asked Purcell what the best part of her job is, she replied, “I love that I get to use my voice to have an opinion when decisions are being made. I love the fact that my opinion matters and my voice is used to be a part of the process. [It] makes it a very rewarding career.”

middle Kelley Purcell -Photo Credit Jonell Whitt via Steed Media

middle Kelley Purcell -Photo Credit Jonell Whitt via Steed Media

The event took place in the heart of Hollywood at a beautiful art gallery. There was champagne toast courtesy of Morenobhlv and great networking and conversation taking place.

See video and photos, after the break.

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