Jeremy Payne is the Senior Director of MI Business Unit for The Music People, a Connecticut-based division of JAM Industries USA. The Music People was established in Berlin, Connecticut in 1979 and became a member of NAMM the same year. The music store offers a variety of resources including band & orchestra supplies for school music programs, electronic and recording products, fretted instruments, percussion, pianos, organs, and pro audio & lighting equipment. Jeremy graduated from Niagra University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management. He has received numerous awards, including Rep of the Year from the Music & Sound Retailer Magazine two years in a row. Jeremy currently holds the position of President for the NAMM Young Professionals program.