James (JC) Curleigh is the President and CEO of Gibson Brands, Inc. This iconic guitar company founded in 1894 is based in Nashville, Tennessee. Gibson Brands is one of the most recognizable manufacturers in the music products industry. Gibson Brands, Inc. has been a NAMM member since 1980. JC is a passionate musician and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from St. Mary’s University in Nova Scotia and furthered his executive business studies at both Harvard and Stanford.