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Eric Tobin

Hopeless Records and Sub City
VP Sales and Artist Development
Eric Tobin is the Vice President of Business Development and A&R at Hopeless Records and Sub City Non Profit.  He began his tenure at Hopeless over ten years ago as the label's in-house booking agent, drawing on his experience of several years of touring as both tour manager and live sound technician. At Hopeless, Eric currently oversees three core business areas: domestic sales and business development, international strategy and sales, and A&R and artist development. Together with the Hopeless team Eric continues to be an integral in the success of the label's artists. Some highlights include, All Time Low “Future Hearts” #1 debut in the US and UK as well as top 15 chart debuts in 9 additional countries, singles “Dear Maria” and “Weightless” reaching  platinum and gold status respectively in the US and top 10 chart debuts for Taking Back Sunday, Yellowcard, The Used, Neck Deep and The Wonder Years.  With Eric's efforts in building and managing a strong international team, Hopeless was able to  increase their international revenue by over 70% in the last nine years.  Additionally, his and the team's efforts have raised over $2.2 million for over 60 charities through various non-profit activities related to Hopeless' non profit arm Sub City.