Alex MacDougall (email@example.com)
Alex MacDougall, adjunct professor of music business, is an American record producer,
drummer/percussionist, educator, and music business executive. He is a past member of
several Christian music groups including The Way, the Richie Furay Band, Daniel Amos, the Randy Stonehill Band, and the Larry Norman Band.
Alex toured with both Andrae Crouch and Bob Bennett, and as part of the Richie Furay
Band in 1976, opened concerts for Loggins and Messina, Leon and Mary Russell, Billy
Joel, and the Beach Boys. As a percussionist, he has worked in-studio alongside bassists
John Patitucci and Flim Johnson; drummers Jim Keltner, Vinnie Colaiuta, Ron Tutt, and
Alex Acuna; and guitarist Phil Keaggy. He has served as senior vice president/StarSong
Records, vice president of Special Projects/EMI Christian Music, general
manager/Vineyard Music, strategic advisor/Integrity Music and Vineyard Records UK,
and executive vice president/Maranatha! Music.
As a musician and record label executive, he has performed on, marketed, and/or
produced hundreds of best-selling projects in all genres of music, including the 1992
Grammy Award-winning A Cappella Kids, Billboard-ranked Gospel Goes Classical
(with Juanita Bynam, Jonathan Butler, Dr. Henry Panion, and American Idol's Ruben
Studdard), and the best-selling WOW Worship series. He has also created multiple Dove
Award-nominated projects. Alex has developed music concepts and projects for Time-Life, Guideposts, Reader's Digest, Publishers Clearing House, Avon, EMI/Capitol
Special Markets, Integrity Media, Pastor Rick Warren (The Invitation), and the Billy
Graham Evangelistic Association.
In addition to a successful history in the Christian music industry, Alex holds a B.A.A.S.
degree in Business from Tarleton State University (a member of the Texas A&M
University System), and a Certificate in Marketing Communications from the University
of California, Irvine. He has also pursued independent studies with the University of
Rochester and the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a voting member of the
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the Grammys). Alex has guest
lectured multiple times at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business and Christ
for the Nations Institute, and has been a frequent contributor to music conferences and
Born and raised in Orange County, California, Alex and his wife have five children and
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