Industry vet Tom Callahan has held senior management and VP positions at Enigma Records, IRS Records and Virgin Records in the late 80′s and early 90′s. He started Tom Callahan & Associates management and consulting business in 1992. Tom has been involved with breaking some of the biggest artists in the world from Le Ann Rimes and Shania Twain to Bonnie Raitt and Lenny Kravitz. He has managed artists as divers as Phoebe Snow to Jeff Timmons (98 degrees). He was also founder of indie label Vellum Entertainment. His current artist development company focuses on helping up and coming artists navigate the new music business paradigm while helping them successfully launch into either a label situation or a self-sustaining independent band business.