Mark Michaels

Mark Michaels

Mark Michaels

CEO & Chairman | United Record Pressing

Mark Michaels is the CEO & Chairman of United Record Pressing, LLC, the largest manufacturer of vinyl records in North America, based in Nashville, Tennessee, and its sister company, URP Music Distributors, LLC, a leading one-stop wholesaler of vinyl records serving retailers around the world.  Recently Mr. Michaels has led United’s efforts in building its new 143,000 square foot manufacturing facility – one of the largest and most modern record pressing plants in the world.  Prior to his involvement with United, Mark’s 30+ year career included working as a partner in two multi-billion-dollar private equity firms in Chicago and New York, and as a senior consultant at McKinsey & Company, the international management consulting firm, in its offices in Chicago, Stockholm, and Prague.    Mark earned a BA in economics from DePauw University, and an MBA from Stanford University.  When Mark isn’t making vinyl records, he enjoys spending time with his two sons, training for triathlons, and listening to live music.