Meet the Board

The Texas Music Partners Board of Directors would like to introduce themselves to you.  These are our dedicated, hard-working behind-the-scenes players that help make Texas Music Partners the exciting innovative organization it is today.

Kevin Guico (Chair), Kevin Guico brings over five years of classroom education, education nonprofit, and strategic planning and adult learning professional development as a Texas Music Partners board member. His work in public education includes advising and project managing and advising organizations, districts, educators, and school leaders both Texas and nationally. His professional experiences include anti-racism facilitation, career and leadership development, grants, communications, and community organizing. In the classroom, Kevin taught 7th grade ELA and led an afterschool modern band program for middle school, and outside the classroom, he fundraised for an arts education nonprofit and currently volunteers as a music lessons instructor for students in the foster system. 


Kevin holds a B.A. in Music Management and a minor in Business Management from the Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. As a bassist, educator, and equity advocate, he is beyond excited about the work that TMP does at the intersection of music and education.


Kevin is based in Austin, TX and enjoys playing bass locally and professionally, and can be found swimming, biking, running, or relaxing with his cat.


Sadiq Mohammed (Board Member), Sadiq has a master’s degree in political science and business administration. Sadiq has a long background in the energy sector and analytics industry, working with companies such as HCL Tech, KPMG, Deutsche Bank, and Unscramble, Inc.  In 2013 Sadiq founded GreenHatters, a company geared towards energy conservation, leading to carbon reduction.


Sadiq’s strengths are in project management, negotiating skills, new business development, and client relationship management.  One of Sadiq’s many project accomplishments is providing advisory services to philanthropy foundations and non-profit sectors.  Sadiq collaborated with executive teams to help define organizations’ vision, mission, and finance strategies for grantmaking around significant social impact initiatives.

Jace Sternadel

Jace Sternadel (Board Member), Jace brings 7+ years of experience in digital marketing and advertising strategy to Texas Music Partners. Jace is currently a Director at Kargo Commerce, a world-class performance marketing agency. During his professional career, Jace has held roles in both marketing and advertising and in the political campaigning and legislative relations sectors.

Jace earned a BS in Political Communications at the Univeristy of Texas in 2009 and hasn’t left Austin since. Austin’s thriving music scene, his experience in civics and politics, and now his work in advertising led him to Texas Music Partners which represents an extremely rewarding blend of all 3 areas of interest.

Outside of professional endeavors, he enjoys spending time with his partner out at the lake, playing tennis, catching live music, and creating art for his floral preservation side-project.”

Kenny FeltonKenny Felton (Board President/Founder/Executive Director), Is a skilled musician and instructor with a technical background.  Kenny received his Bachelor’s degree in Music, Audio Technology, and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University.  With over 46 years of experience as a professional musician, 22 years of experience teaching drums/percussion, and 22 years of experience managing computers, computer networks, and telecommunications circuits, Kenny has the teaching, artistic and technical experience needed to make sure Texas Music Partners stays the course in its mission.


Kenny’s emphasis is on opening the minds of future generations by showing kids how to use creativity, technology, and music to help them find a creative passion.