Loudspeakers

Jim Long first joined Electro-Voice as a summer engineering intern in the 1960s and later returned, soon transferring into marketing, where he held a variety of positions over the years. Jim helped introduce a number of key EV products to the market. He very much enjoys demonstrating these products...
Ron Lorenz has enjoyed a long career in the music business beginning in the early 1960s.  Ron worked in retail, as a road rep, owned his own music retail store, and was the founder of Rapco, a leading cable company.  Ron played professionally once out of school, which served him well when he opened...
Greg Mackie is the engineer who created a number of audio products that came at the perfect time to start a whole new era in sound production.  Mackie Designs helped define the pro audio world beginning in the 1970s with a series of mixers that proved home recordings had a place in the industry. ...
Paul McGuire served as president of the Electro-Voice microphone and Speaker Company, having worked his way up through the organization. Paul’s love of the company and attention to details made him widely admired by the staff and customers alike. He developed the slogan and company philosophy he...
John Meyer founded Meyer Sound Laboratory back in 1979 and soon became an important pioneer and innovator in sound reinforcement.  He worked to establish a balance in the sound created by the microphones, signal processors, amps and loudspeakers to produce the desired sound for both live and...
Helen Meyer, Co-Founder of Meyer Sound in Berkeley California, remembers attending a rock concert while still dating John Meyer (whom she later married). John turned to Helen and told her he thought he could make a better system. It wasn’t long before the company was formed and like John, Helen...
Dave Morrison is a big fan of Jimi Hendrix and was able to see the legendary guitarist in Toronto in the late 1960s. Dave’s passion for music was equaled only by his love of audio. When he found an opportunity to blend both, Dave not only found his dream job, but he established a company that...
Todd Ostrander is the CEO at Tectonic Audio Labs in Woodinville, Washington, which specialized in flat panel sound reinforcement loudspeakers and technology.  The company was established in 2011 and soon began designing and producing sound reinforcement systems that were later installed in a series...
Jim Paulsen's father opened a small music store in Kenosha to focus on his instrument of choice, the accordion.  When young Jim encouraged his father to expand into guitars, they started off slow, but soon began to grow.  The Music Center today is a well-established retailer that covers the combo...
Paul Peace holds several patents on the cinema side of professional audio having worked with IMAX on and off for nearly 20 years. One of his many exciting projects was creating the sound for the Back to the Future ride at Universal Studios in Hollywood. He continued to focus on cinema audio when he...

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