Born and raised in Boston and graduated from San Francisco State University. Wrote for Rolling Stone magazine in the mid 70's. He worked at major labels for close to twenty years as either a publicist, music publisher or A&R man.
1980-1982, West Coast Director of Publicity, A&M Records.
1985-1988, Professional Manager, Almo Irving Music.
1988-1990, Director of A&R, Capitol Records.
1998 to 2001, A&R consultant, Vanguard.
1990-April 1997 Senior Director of A&R, Mercury/Parachute Records.
Currently he is a music consultant and career coach.