Croshal Entertainment Group is an LA-based entertainment management and marketing company, that provides an infrastructure like major record labels offer to artists, managers, record labels, and corporate brands. CEG was founded in 2003 by Fred Croshal, a respected music industry executive who served as the GM at Maverick Recording Company, one of the most successful record labels in the past 20 years. CEG has worked with hundreds of labels and artists, coordinating releases in the US and internationally, with combined sales of over 6 million albums.
Fred Croshal is a 40-year music industry veteran and founder/CEO of Croshal Entertainment Group, one of the premiere independent music-marketing companies in the industry.
Croshal began his career as a retail sales representative at local record stores in the San Francisco/Bay Area before securing his first position at CBS Records. Soon after he obtained executive positions at Sony Music Distribution and Columbia Records, working with artists such as, Michael Jackson, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Mariah Carey, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many more. In 1996, Madonna hired him at the Maverick Recording Company, where he soon became General Manager, overseeing all departments including; Sales, Press, Radio, Marketing, Creative, etc. on a daily basis. At Maverick Recording Company Croshal was able to build and nurture the careers of artists like Alanis Morissette, Deftones, Candlebox, Michelle Branch and more.
In 2003, Fred took his vast knowledge of sales, marketing, and promotions and founded Croshal Entertainment Group, a marketing and management company that could provide an infrastructure and alternative way for artists to release their music competitively. Croshal Entertainment Group has sold upwards of 6 million records independently to date and has helped guide releases from artists like Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Herb Alpert, Collective Soul, Gnarls Barkley, Jason Mraz, Crosby, Stills, and Nash and many more. In 2017, Fred was featured as one of Billboard magazine’s “Indie Power Players,” a short list of top influential music professionals leading the industry.
Toni Croshal: CFO and Partner
Jimmy Brunetti: VP of Management and Marketing Services
Kirbie Croshal: Director of Management and Marketing Services
Frazier Perez-Yadon: Director of Management and Marketing Services
Croshal Entertainment Group, LLC
1453 Forest Knoll Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
Office: (818) 735-8830