Randall Foster


Randall Foster is an innovative entertainment executive and music publishing veteran. He is Chief Creative Officer and General Manager of Symphonic’s Nashville office.  With over 20 years of experience in the music industry, Randall has held various positions in music publishing, record labels, distribution, and synchronization licensing.

Prior to Symphonic, Randall was Head of Creative Sync and Licensing at Anthem Entertainment (then ole Music Publishing) where he achieved massive success in the Wrigley Extra gum ad campaign featuring the now double-platinum single, “Can’t Help Falling in Love” recorded by Haley Reinhart and produced by Foster.  Foster is proud to have published and represented the likes of RUSH, Timbaland, Jelly Roll, Lil Dicky, Jeff Trott, Tony Martin, LoCash, Chris Janson, Jordan Davis, Travis Denning, Adam Hambrick, Mother Mother and many others.

Eric Olson


After years of a thriving career as a writer/producer, Eric has added the role of publisher to his repertoire. As the Creative Director of Publishing at Symphonic, Eric brings a unique perspective to the table, leveraging his experience as a successful songwriter to connect with the writing community while strategically identifying creative opportunities across genres.

Over the span of his writing career, he has collaborated with Thomas Rhett, Nick Jonas, Ashley Gorley, Michael Pollack, Dan + Shay, Natasha Bedingfield, Danielle Bradbery, Lennon Stella, Chris Lane, Rhett Akins, and many others. His producer credits include his co-written song “Catch My Breath” by Kelly Clarkson that sold over 1.5 million downloads, reaching the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Billboard Dance Chart. He went on to co-produce ‘Good Goes The Bye’ off of Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Piece by Piece’ album, and also co-wrote ‘Holding The Other’ with Lauren Alaina, featured on Lauren’s album, ‘Road Less Traveled’.

Beyond album placements, Eric has achieved noteworthy success in the sync world, securing placements with major entities such as NBC, Gillette, Pizza Hut, ESPN, MLB network, Fox, and more. As an engineer, he is also Grammy Nominated for his work on Kelly Clarkson’s latest album, ‘Chemistry.’

Melissa Barber


Melissa Barber, a 2013 graduate of Belmont University, hails from Nashville, where she currently resides with her family. With over a decade of expertise in publishing administration, Melissa spent over 8 years at ole and Anthem Entertainment before joining Symphonic in 2020. Specializing in copyright management, business affairs, and publishing administration, she now concentrates on the latter at Symphonic. Melissa’s passion for the music industry is evident in her dedicated career, making her an integral part of the dynamic Nashville music scene.