Oral History Information
Mallory Nees learned to harmonize at a young age, thanks to her parents, who both had a passion for music. They purchased Mallory a keyboard when she was 7 years old to prepare her for piano lessons. Her father, David, is a guitarist who taught her to play when she was nine. During the 6th grade, she progressed to the electric guitar and joined a few middle school punk bands. By graduation, she was an accomplished classical and jazz vocalist. She started her journey in the music products industry in customer service at Reverb and has advanced to become the company’s Social Media Manager. Mallory participated in the 2023 Women of NAMM (WoN) leadership summit. This yearly event helps participants develop leadership skills and expand their network of contacts and resources, to strengthen their current positions and future contributions in our industry.