Advisory Board

Artist:
Don Felder Artist – former member of The Eagles
Danny Seraphine ArtistChicago
Nuno Bettencourt Artist
James Denton Artist
Timothy Drury Artist – Whitesnake, photographer
Flea Artist – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Mick Fleetwood Artist – Fleetwood Mac
Keelin Garcia Visual Artist – Garcia Weir Gallery
Manasha Garcia Visual Artist – Garcia Weir Gallery
Billy Gibbons Artist – ZZ Top
Greg Grunberg Actor
Bob Guiney Artist
Randy Jackson Artist
Ray Kennedy Artist
Hugh Laurie Artist – Solo
Dave Mason Artist – Traffic
Christopher Parkening Artist
JR Robinson Artist
Celin Romero Artist
Pepe Romero Artist
Carlos Santana Artist
Industry:
Richard McDonald EVP of Branding , Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
Jason Padgitt Senior VP of Marketing Communications, Gibson Guitar Corp.
Andrew Benton President, Pepperdine University
Gary Borman Artist Management
Dr. Robert Cutietta Dean, USC Thornton School of Music
Vic Firth Chairman, Vic Firth, Inc.
Cynthia Fox Radio DJ, KLOS
Fred Gretsch Chairman, Gretsch
Jay Wanamaker President and CEO, Roland US
Henry Juszkiewicz Chairman and CEO, Gibson Guitar Corp.
David Kalt CEO, Chicago Music Exchange
Gene Kornblum St. Louis Music, Retired CEO
Eddie Kramer Producer/Engineer
Larry Livingston Music Director of Thornton School Orchestras
Chair, Department of Conducting
USC
Bryan McCann Owner, Instrumental Music
Bill Mendello Board Member, Fender
Tim Miklaucic President, Guitar Salon, International
Steve Moir CEO, Moir Entertainment
Erik Paiste CEO, Paiste Inc.
Michael Sammis Universal Music Publishing Group
Ravi Sawhney CEO, RKS Design
Paul Reed Smith President, PRS Guitars
Bob Taylor President/Founder Taylor Guitars
Mike Vizvary President & CEO Revolution Media
Dr. Ruth Westheimer National Spokesperson
Sergio Millas Director of Online Media & Integrated Sales, HallPass Media
Chris Shelburne First VP and Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
Mike Veny Professional Studio Drummer