A greater Philadelphia area native, Maureen McFadden started in the music industry by booking shows in her hometown. She pursued the interest and went on to study her craft, receiving degrees in both audio engineering and music business. Maureen returned to Philadelphia and worked as a product manager at Ropeadope, and then joined DL Media in 2010 spearheading campaigns for artists such as Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Stanley Clarke, Bob James, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge’s Jazz Is Dead, among others. Maureen has also taken a personal interest in mentorship programs with women and has mentored both artists and young women in the music industry from the inaugural year of Dee Dee Bridgewater’s Woodshed Network as well as NARAS’ GRAMMY U mentorship program. She has also participated in speaking and mentorship engagements through programs like Jazz Congress and Jazz Philadelphia, is a longtime NARAS member, and has consulted various social causes in our industry such as Lift Every Vote.