Our mission is to partner with churches, nonprofit organizations and businesses to help them grow their base, engage with their donors/employees and thriving in their communities by providing effective and innovative professional services.


Provide quality services to help our clients grow in a healthy and sustainable manner by identifying and implementing robust systems and solutions.

Work with our clients to engage their donors, customers and employees to maximize productivity and quality of services.

Offer assistance to ensure our client organizations and businesses thrive as a valuable and contributing member of the communities they serve.


Financial/Business Management: 56 Years of Experience
Fundraising/Events: 28 Years of Experience
Marketing/Design: 47 Years of Experience
John Kelly, Co-Founder

Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant for 34 years, John has experience with CPA firms, served as CFO of an independent record label and founded Entertainment Financial Services (EFS) in 1992.  EFS provides consulting to top recording artists, songwriters, entertainment entrepreneurs and nonprofits.  Intellectual property consulting including royalty audits, contract analysis, brokerage, litigation services, etc. have resulted in millions of dollars of recovered client revenue.  John also provides turnkey solutions including bookkeeping, inventory management, CFO/Controller oversight, budgeting, projections and federal and state tax consulting.

Michael Kelly, Manager of Compliance Services & Business Development

After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 2012, Michael joined the staff of Entertainment Financial Services and provided royalty auditing and business management services to his clients.  When Sorgente Consulting was founded, Michael was instrumental in establishing the Compliance Services Department, which he now manages.  Michael also directs Business Development for Sorgente and enjoys working with clients to identify products and services that help them meet their goals and fulfill their missions.

Catherine Sage, Compliance Analyst

Since graduating from Auburn University in 2009, Catherine Sage has served in a variety of roles. She has worked as an adoption caseworker, grant writer, and most recently as the Director of Children’s Ministry for her church. She currently serves as compliance analyst for the company’s various client projects.

Kim Carson, Business Manager

Kim Carson graduated from SMU and has been in the Nashville area since 1989.  She has had a variety of roles in the music business since 1995.  In 2003, she became an Executive Assistant and handled accounting needs for a roster of clients, most of whom were in the music field. Today, Kim is one of our key business managers working alongside the co-founders of our company in the ever changing world that we call the “Music Business”.

Meagan Kelly, Director of Marketing & Client Services

Meagan graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. After graduating, Meagan moved to Nashville and began working in the events and marketing industry. In the past 5+ years, she has built strong relationships with clients and business partners, supervised staff, made daily management decisions & used social media to help promote a successful business.  Currently, she is using her skills and experience to develop new clients for Sorgente and working with Sorgente clients on a variety of projects.

Rhonda Aldridge, Compliance Analyst

Rhonda is a graduate of Belmont University with a degree in Music Business.  As a Nashville native, she has worked in the music industry for 20 plus years.  She has handled the business management needs for various artist in both the Country and Christian markets. Her current focus is on royalty audit analysis as well as compliance analysis for client projects.

Teresa Kelly, Co-Founder

Teresa has spent 30+ years designing and directing events and has worked with large corporations, schools, churches and nonprofits.  Through the design of new fundraising events, directing existing events, grant writing, designing direct mail campaigns and more, she has been directly involved with raising millions of dollars in funds.  Working with businesses, she has directed and coordinated events ranging from department trainings to large, international incentive sales reward trips.  Sorgente Consulting clients can now take advantage of her experience, creativity and strong work ethic to ensure their event success as well.