Resnick, President of The Michael Resnick Group, is a business and
management consultant in the “business of music”. An
experienced, well seasoned senior music industry executive, Michael
has extensive experience in all facets of operating a music label.
From 1984 to 1997, Michael served in various capacities, including
Vice-President of Business Administration for the Atlantic Records
Group. During this time, he represented The Atlantic Records Group
and Elektra Entertainment in the collective bargaining process with
the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) and the American Federation
of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA). From 1976 to 1984, Michael
was a Vice-President on the executive team at Arista Records. Prior
to 1976, Michael served in executive positions including Chief Financial
Officer of Discount Records (Retail Chain), Controller of Holt,
Rinehart and Winston (Book Publisher) and multiple positions with
Columbia Records and the CBS Records Group.
In his year in the music industry, Michael has worked with many
well-known artists, including Iron Butterfly, John Michael Montgomery,
Tori Amos, Robert Plant and Led Zeppelin. Since leaving The Atlantic
Records Group in 1997, Michael has established a very successful
consulting practice as well as an Independent Distribution company,
Distribution Group, through SONY/RED.
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