Marty Golden


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JAM Industries

Marty Golden is the founder of the Canadian music distribution company JAM Industries. Marty began his career in retail, first working for his father in a pawnshop and later a music store. He began making his own line of guitar amplifiers he named JAM (which is comprised of the first letter of his three children’s names). He soon began distributing his amps and was asked to include a new line of products from a company in Japan called KORG. The rest is history. As the company grew, Marty kept close to his roots, putting the retailer first and focusing on the care of his product line and employees.