Meet the Team

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ZANE HOWARD

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

With over a decade's experience in branding & marketing, data analysis, and manufacturing, Zane wanted to pivot his experience toward his passion for music. A life-long passion, Music has taken him from playing the trombone in a Texas marching band to starting Second Line Vinyl. Come say "Hi!", he's the guy standing 6 LPs and a 45 tall!

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LYZ LUKE

 

CHIEF COMMUNITY OFFICER

Lyz is an award winning music enabler in the East Bay and beyond. She serves as Governor of the SF Chapter of the Recording Academy, Executive Producer for UnderCover Presents, Creative Consultant with Oakland Symphony, and is an arts advocate. She has produced 14 albums, worked with over 150 Bay Area acts and over 1,000 Bay Area artists in a wide range of genres.

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PIPER PAYNE

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Piper is a seasoned mastering engineer with album credits from independent artists to major labels. She is the President of the SF Chapter of the Recording Academy, committee member of the AES SF Chapter and active member of the Women’s Audio Mission. She brings a passionate commitment to quality and equality in audio.

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MARK CALABRO

PLANT MANAGER

A veteran of vinyl record pressing, Mark has spent 13 years developing supply chain and manufacturing technologies for the industry. 

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JOE MARKERT

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

A Technology Evangelist lighting the path to an Evolution for the Vinyl Record manufacturing industry. Responsible for all aspects of technical excellence, from implementation of retail Point-of-Sale solutions to deployment of Plant Management systems. 

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MICHAEL THOMAS

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Michael started his career as a signed artist with British Indie-Label, SONS Records.The years since have seen him work in recording, publishing, and distribution, never wavering as a champion for the Independent Artist.