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consultant , Publishing executive

Brent Paul Ritzel, American publishing executive, consultant. Member council, Chairman.talk arts committee Evanston (Illinois) Arts Council, 2005.


Ritzel, Brent Paul was born on February 5, 1968 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Son of Dale Owen and Janet Elvera Ritzel.


Bachelor in Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1990.


Principal, owner Happy Tails Records/Crank Records, Chicago, 1990—1996. Public, editor, journalist Zine Guide & Tail Spins Magazine, Evanston, 1992—2004, supervisor personnel and interns, 2000—2004. Graduate researcher, teaching assistant Loyola University, Chicago, 1992—1993.

Assistant executive director, coordinator showcase Indiana Label Festival, 1993. Intern associate producer Mother Jones Magazine, San Francisco, 1994—1995. Administrative assistant Evanston (Illinois) Cultural Arts Division Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 2004.

Product specialist educational technical McDougal Littell, 2004—2005. Mortgage broker, wealth advisor, president, Chief Executive Officer, Source Finance LLC, Denver, since 2006. Event organizer, promoter independent media community Self-Publishers Event Council Chicago, Chicago, 2000—2005.

Extended faculties faculty Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado, since 2006.


  • Other Work

    • Musician (singer, songwriter): (albums) Multiple Cartoon Dogs (College Music Journal Jackpot! selection, 1991), Hong Kong Supermarket, Algorithm, Satan Superman.


Member council, Chairman.talk arts committee Evanston (Illinois) Arts Council, 2005.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, reading, researching.


Dale Owen

Janet Elvera Ritzel