OUR CREW

LISA CAVALLO
Sales

  Lisa worked at Third Rail Management from 1993-2000. She handled the day-to-day affairs of artists such as Green Day, Seal, Alanis, Goo Goo Dolls, Weezer and Kara’s Flowers (Maroon 5). Then, after having her first and only child in 2000, she happily took time off to be a musical mom. But, the industry kept pulling her back in. In 2005, she teamed up with Geoff at Fundamental Music. Lisa continued working with Fundamental through 2011, until she decided to join the creative pitching team for the Disney Music Group. After three and a half years learning the corporate side of the music industry, Lisa felt her indie roots calling and decided it was time for a return to her home at the Fundamental offices. Contact her at lisa@fundamentalmusic.com.

First Concert: Fleetwood Mac

Great Western Forum,

Los Angeles, CA

First Record:

I'm Not In Love, 10cc

GEOFF SIEGEL
CEO/Founder

  Geoff started his career as a musician, playing guitar with Geffen recording artist, the Nymphs. After leaving the band, he produced and engineered for acts such as Fu Manchu, Dramarama and The Zeros at The Sandbox Studio in Los Angeles. In '95, he moved over to A&R and has worked in that capacity for Columbia, Giant, eMusic, and Curb Records. While at eMusic, he also worked on building an online soundtrack division. Geoff spent 2 years with SoundTrackSite working with labels, artists and supervisors. In the summer of '03, he started Fundamental Music and has been running the company ever since. Contact him at geoff@fundamentalmusic.com.

First Concert: Led Zeppelin

Great Western Forum, Los Angeles, CA

First Record: Greatest Hits, Elton John

JON ROSNER

President

  Jon comes from a music publishing background. He spent 20 years at The Bicycle Music Company where he eventually became co-president/partner. At Bicycle, his responsibilities included signing writers, catalog acquisition and catalog exploitation.  Among Jon’s signings were The Dickies, Kool Keith, Wesley Willis, Linus Of Hollywood and Money Mark. In addition, Jon was creative consultant/music publishing advisor for the Diamond Music Companies/Neil Diamond. After Bicycle, Jon started Waterslide Music. At Waterslide, he's signed Fever The Ghost and singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc, among others. Waterslide also administers the catalogs of Margo Guryan, The Tokens and Dave Frishberg and manages the estate of Maynard Ferguson. Jon is a past president of the California Copyright Conference and remains very involved with the organization. Earlier this year, he joined Fundamental Music as its President.

Contact him at jon@fundamentalmusic.com.

First Concert: Kiss

Madison Square Garden,

New York, NY

First Record: Can't be determined at this time.

BRIAN HEPP

A&R/Licensing Coordinator

  Brian splits time between Los Angeles and Seattle. A Cincinnati native, Brian relocated in 2009 to pursue a career in music and screenwriting. He initially worked for an independent film company as an assistant in creative development providing script coverage and music supervision. Brian switched over to the music licensing world and joined the Fundamental family in 2010. He assists in cue sheet administration, scouting for talent, new artist submissions, and licensing. In 2015, Brian started the Pacific Northwest regional office for Fundamental. He is a producer at Strange Planet and has written for numerous music publications including The Bluegrass Situation and Earshot Jazz. Contact him at brian@fundamentalmusic.com.

First Concert: Hard Knock

Life Tour

Nutter Center, Dayton, OH

First Record: Creepin' On A Come Up,

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

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