Daniel Mendez has been producing, engineering, and mixing records since 1995.  Credits include Noah Gundersen, The Native Sibling, Dashboard Confessional, Lit, Eve 6, Heart, Duran Duran, Trapt, Meg & Dia, Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky, Amy Lee (Evanescence), Bob Schneider, and more.  In January 2011, he founded Head Above Water, a boutique music production co. working with independent artists to develop and license their music.