Wade Stewart


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Deceased Date
Job Title
Founder, Engineer
Company Name
Stewart Electronics

Wade Stewart entered the pro audio industry in the late 1960s when he worked alongside Bob Crooks, the founder of Standel Amplifiers. In the early 1970s he formed Wade Electronics and focused on repairing Standel products, as well as most other brands of amplifiers of the day. When he created and produced his own unique and innovative amps, Wade formed Stewart Electronics, which released a series of a popular products including those that won industry awards such as a 1994 TEC Award. In recent years, Wade developed a new line of products under the name FATPro, which began exhibiting at the NAMM Summer Show in 2006.