Independent Consultant

Peter SchwarzNow consulting independently, Peter Schwarz was for 14 years the executive-in-charge of all of Ray Benson’s holdings, including Asleep at the Wheel and Bismeaux Records. He oversaw album releases and artist management for Carolyn Wonderland, Willie and the Wheel, Raul Malo, A Ride With Bob, Texas Tornados, Wheeler Brothers, Aaron Behrens, and the 2015 GRAMMY-winning album Still The King.

Previous experience includes festival coordination, arts programming, album producing, touring musician and composer (as a member of Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys), and protégé of master fiddler Dewey Balfa. Schwarz is a graduate of Harvard College (BA) and the McCombs School of Business (MBA).