Academy Members

Adam Spriggs – Talent Buyer, Coach House

Andy Serrao – Talent Buyer, Chain Reaction

Ashley Eliot – Digital Marketing Manager, Interscope Records

Ben Wener – Pop Music Critic, OC Register

Bill Bennett – President, Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

Carlos A. Morales – Digital Marketing Director, Music in Press

Chad Wanke – Owner, Third Encore Rehearsal Studios

Dan Bradley – Owner, Detroit Bar

Dan Gaines – Entertainment Director, OC Fair and Event Center

Danny Mihai (DP) – Talent Buyer, The Continental Room

Daniel Park – Owner, Acropolis RPM

Dennis Lluy – Venue Operator, Yost Theater

Jimmy D. Alvarez – Executive Producer, TNN Radio

John Schalk – Senior Promoter, House of Blues

Jon Halperin – Talent Buyer, Glass House/Goldenvoice

Jon Reiser – Partner, The Observatory

Joshua Stolo – Entertainment Director, The Slidebar

Kelli Fadroski – Music Writer, OC Register/Orangecounty.com

Lila Sadeghil – Event Director, The Coachhouse/Stillwater

Kat Corbett – DJ, The World Famous KROQ

Kim Conlan – Writer, Indie Peddler

Max Ritter – Music Editor, Blisss Magazine

Michael Filson – Owner, Artisans Label

Mike Diocson – Principal, The LTMA Group

Nate Jackson – Music Editor, OC Weekly

Nathan Wright – President/ CEO Wright Records, Inc. & California Sound Studios, Inc.

Newport Beach Film Festival – Executive Staff

Robert Kinsler – Music Critic, OC Register

Robert McLaughlin – Talent Buyer, Commonwealth Lounge

Sandy Struckhoff – Promoter

Tazy Phyllipz – Promoter, Ska Parade

Terence Love – Owner, Steamers Jazz club and Cafe

Timothy Dove – Marketing Director & Artist Relations, Ernie Ball

Troy Davis – On Air Host, DJ & President of the Advisory Board, KOCI-FM

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