Kimberly Payne Greenwood

Executive Director

Kim Greenwood is President of Greenwood Productions, Inc. which holds the State Franchises for the MISS USA & MISS TEEN USA State Pageants in Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia. She serves as the Executive Director of the Pageants.

Kim was Tennessee's Junior Miss in 1985 and Miss Tennessee USA in 1989. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. As a performer, she has traveled to over 20 countries and entertained the U.S. troops on four USO tours including a tour to the North Atlantic where she met her husband, entertainer and Grammy award winner Lee Greenwood. The Greenwoods have two sons, Dalton and Parker, and reside in Franklin, Tennessee, where they are members of Brentwood Baptist Church. Kim was a 2009 graduate of Leadership Middle Tennessee and remains very active with many community, church and civic activities that are close to her heart.

Kim holds her franchise for the Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia USA events with the Miss USA Organization, producers of the MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions. The winner of MISS USA® goes on to compete in the MISS UNIVERSE® competition owned by the Miss Universe Organization. The Miss Universe Organization is an international company that advances and supports today's women. These women are savvy, goal-oriented and aware. The delegates who become part of the Miss Universe Organization display those characteristics in their everyday lives, both as individuals who participate in the competitions to advance their careers, personal and humanitarian goals, and as women who seek to improve the lives of others. 

Martha Ellen Christopher

State Pageant Coordinator

Martha Ellen Christopher, originally from Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) where she was a varsity cheerleader and a Delta Gamma. After graduation, Martha Ellen moved to Nashville, Tennessee where she worked for esteemed wedding and party planner Elizabeth James as well as a pre-k teacher. In 2010, Martha Ellen joined Greenwood Productions, Inc. to serve as the Director of Operations. Her heart for young women, her enthusiasm for life and her commitment to her faith makes her the perfect person to interact with young women and their families during this special time of their lives! Martha Ellen currently resides in Piperton, Tennessee. Her favorite time is time spent at a coffee shop with friends, creating and building things, or hanging out on her family’s goat farm.



PO Box 1658
Collierville, TN 38027


Phone: +1 (615) 891-0557