Wayne was born in Vancouver and grew up in East Vancouver. Was lead singer in a band called Crackers from 1969 to 1973. The next band he joined was called Backstreet and he was the bass player in that band in the late 70's.
In 1980 he starting working full time at Long & McQuade Music in Vancouver. In 1984 he was promoted to Manager and transfered to the Victoria Long & McQuade to manage that location. After 24 years as Manager he was then promoted to BC District Manager which is his current position.
Wayne is also the Musical Co-Host on 'Culture Vulture' TV seen daily on Shaw Channel 4 through-out Vancouver Island.
He also has worked in movies and TV as an 'extra' for over 25 years and continues to do so 'part time' as his day job at Long & McQuade keeps him very busy.