Bruce Iglauer is the president and founder of Alligator Records, the largest contemporary blues label in the world. He is a Grammy-winning producer and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1997. Iglauer was a founder of National Association of Independent Record Distributors and is a cofounder of Living Blues magazine. He is also a founder of the Chicago Blues Festival and codirector of the Blues Community Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting blues music education and assisting blues musicians and their families who are in need. He received the American Association For Independent Music (A2IM) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.