Steve Long is president of Long & McQuade, Ltd. and is responsible for running day-to-day operations. Under his direction, his family-owned business has expanded to over 103 stores and has become the largest chain of musical instrument retailers in Canada. The company employs close to 2,000 staff and contracts 1,200 music teachers. Steve has a bachelor of commerce from McMaster. Long & McQuade has been a NAMM Member since 1984.