Storm Gloor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Music and Entertainment Industry Studies. He holds an MBA degree from West Texas A&M University. He recently relocated to Denver from Austin, Texas, where he was a music business lecturer, consultant, and writer. Storm spent 13 years in music retail and wholesale, most of them as Director of Music Operations for Hastings Entertainment, based in Amarillo, Texas. He has served on several committees and participated in panels for NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers), and is a member of MEIEA (Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association), as well as the Americana Music Association.