Founder, Chief PR, Marketing & Ideation Officer
Ed has more than 30 years’ experience in the Music Business. He spent 14 years at BMG Music (now Sony/BMG) in Sales and Marketing. He held various positions, including National Account Sales Executive for the Wherehouse Music Chain (more than 700 stores) and National Rock/Metal Music Marketing Director. Ed was lured away from BMG Music to Squint Entertainment, where he became Squint’s National Director of Sales and Marketing. While at Squint, he played a large part in the success of Sixpence None The Richer, a band that sold over 3 million units worldwide during its career. Ed was also instrumental in the development of the Alt. Metal band Chevelle, helping drive sales of their debut CD to over 100,000 units in the first year, paving the way for their future platinum status.
He opened NPMPR and Marketing (NPM) in 2001 and has been successfully helping music artists gain media exposure, audio and video playlist inclusions, generate revenue, and overall career development & growth ever since.
Ed’s background also includes artist management, retail, radio, and television. NPM PR and Marketing is constantly evolving with the changes throughout the music business and is continuing to develop new channels and partnerships to maximize exposure for our clients and add value to every project.