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Expert in Music Business & Production

Expert ID: 736463 California, USA

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Dedicated professional whose service to clients has driven success in the fields of music and film
Music career spanning nearly two decades as a producer, artist, songwriter and label CEO specializing in the production, manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of physical and digital music media, and artist recruitment, management and promotion
Entertainment attorney practicing in the areas of music, film, business, sports, copyright and real estate / business law
Former Board Member experience with multiple 501c3 not for profit entities

Expert is a California based music producer, entertainment attorney, and the CEO of a record company. A musician himself before he went into the industry, Expert oversees operations and business development of his company. Expert has spent nearly two decades in the record business and continues to be musically active as an artist, songwriter, and record producer. Expert is also a GRAMMY® Voting Member of The Recording Academy. Expert’s father was the original keyboard player of well-known rock and roll doo-wop group and performed at the iconic Woodstock Festival. He received an MBA and BA in History from National University.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2019 Degree: Doctorate of Jurisprudence Subject: Law Institution: San Francisco Law School
Year: 2015 Degree: Masters Subject: Business Administration Institution: National University
Year: 2013 Degree: Bachelor of Arts Subject: History (Cum Laude) Institution: National University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Entertainment Attorney Department: Responsibilities: Manages solo entertainment law practice working with diverse clients ranging from artists, producers, songwriters, record labels, actors, filmmakers etc.
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO/ Founder Department: Responsibilities: Oversees daily business operations and development

Advises Executive Team, and provides direction and leadership to executives and their subordinates

Negotiates contracts with artists, distributors, and strategic partners on behalf of company
Reports directly to and is accountable to the company's Board of Directors
Years: 2005 to 2007 Employer: The Epicentre Title: Venue Assistant Manager Department: Responsibilities: (non-profit, youth-oriented alcohol-free music venue)
Offered music-oriented youth education programs to children ages 15 to 19
Promoted live performances and musical shows for an all-ages audience
Oversaw recording studio and music business internship component
Operated retail record store

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Recording Academy (Grammy Voting Member) 2017-present
Sigma Beta Delta Business Honors Society 2015-present
Pinnacle Honors Society 2013-present
Professional Association of Diving Instructors 2001-present
PADI Diving Society 2001-2012
AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association) 2004-2012
Professional Appointments
Board Member, College of Letters & Sciences Advisory Board, National University
NOAA Whale Disentanglement Team Member (Volunteer)- Dana Point, California
Vice Chair & Founding Board member, Olivia Hudson Foundation 501c3
Volunteer Representative, Airport Support Network - Brown Field
Awards / Recognition
Executive Producer “Bad Wolves” Featuring Jason Mraz by Rebecca Jade
Producer “Guitar Legends” ft. Kenny Loggins, Billy Gibbons, Dave Navarro
Producer “We Are The Ones” ft. Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead by Chris Declercq
Executive Producer “Songs of 9/11”, S/T for Film ft. Charlie Sheen & Whoopie Goldberg
Producer “San Diego Gulls Anthem” AHL Professional Hockey Team Anthem
Discover SD/Union Tribune “Kick Ass Entrepreneur” profile
Dive Master, Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Additional Experience

Other Relevant Experience
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, Internet Explorer, Safari, WordPress, Apple Mail, Business Plan Pro, Marketing Plan Pro, Basic HTML/Website Design, Office Networking, Both Macs and PCs, Digital and Film Photography, General and Underwater, Audio Engineering, AVID Pro-Tools, and ZipForms

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