MI SUCCESS STORY: MIKE GOWAN
Mike Gowen graduated from MI’s Music Business program in 2010, and he quickly continued to rise among the ranks in the PR business. While studying at MI, he interned in Bug Music Publishing’s creative department and at LaFamos PR & Branding. After graduating, he was hired as a full time staffer at LaFamos PR and this job sparked his passion for public relations.
Before he made it to his current position at Mitch Schneider Organization, Mike was an assistant to Grammy Award winning Jazz musician, Stanley Clarke. Mike began at MSO in 2012 as a part-time assistant before advancing to the position of executive assistant to President Mitch Schneider. In early 2017, Mike was again promoted to the role of Account Executive where he will continue to be involved in the media campaigns for various artists in multiple genres including The Black Crowes, Black Sabbath, Dave Stewart, Dream Theater, Dwight Yoakam, John Fogerty, Slash, The Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Idol and others.