Kevin Lyman is creator of touring music and extreme sports festivals called the Warped Tour, the Taste of Chaos and the Mayhem tours. He also is a partner at SideOneDummy Records. He owns 4FINI which annually produces the above-mentioned tours as well as past tours such as the Down From the Mountain Tour, The Watcha Tour and Sprite Liquid Mix Tour. 4Fini is based in Pasadena, California, with four employees, including Lyman. The operations manager for 4fini is Keri Lee, who worked in radio for many years. One of Lyman's most recent successes is the Coachella and Stagecoach Festival Campgrounds. He was contracted by the promoter, Goldenvoice, to consult on the Campgrounds. In 2007, it was reported that campground attendance was in excess of 17,000. He is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a degree in Recreation Administration.