While enrolled in Berklee College of Music to study Drum Performance and Music Business, Nicholas Rotunno decided to defer his college experience to pursue a career as a professional drummer. While on tour, he took on the role of tour manager, handling the band’s road finances. Tour management introduced him to a side of the industry that he quickly learned is vital to building a band into a viable business, putting him on a path toward a career in business management.
Nick graduated from SUNY Purchase with a B.A. in Arts Management in 2012: the program provided him with vital knowledge on how to plan for, implement, and finance a variety of artist and arts entities, and gave him a framework for finding solutions to issues and obstacles faced by clients. While in school Nick worked for a leading New York-based talent agency, overseeing artist settlements and working on tours ranging in scale from 200 capacity clubs to 25,000 capacity arenas.
Nick joined PSBM in 2013, where he specializes in the planning/budgeting, implementation, and financial reconciliation processes of live-music events, and provides valuable insight and expertise in tax and insurance planning, and the royalty review/ audit process. Nick prides himself on open, consistent communication and has developed close working relationships with clients as a result. He looks forward to growing alongside his colleagues and clients, while always striving to provide the highest level of service, respect, and accountability for those he is privileged to work with.