Notable for his work for Warner Bros. Records, Cypress Records, and EMI Music, this music and digital entertainment executive also sat on the Grammy and MidemNet committees and was the 2013 recipient of the Music Business Association's Presidential Award.
While still in high school, he began managing local bands. He continued his involvement in the music industry during his college years, working for radio stations at both Ithaca College and John Carroll University.
In 2006, he established a digital media company called TAG Strategic.
He was born and raised in the Cleveland, Ohio area.
While working in the promotional department of Warner Bros. Records, he assisted such high-profile clients as Alice Cooper and Robert Palmer.