Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Guess Who?

Hartley Peavey,
founder of Peavey Electronics Corporation

Hartley often doodled iterations of his now-famous logo during high school.

It's difficult for me to think of Meridian today without thinking of Peavey Electronics.

A Recent Interview with Hartley Be sure to check out the comments.

In Business Week Magazine below:

Peavey Electronics Corporation


Peavey Electronics Corporation manufactures musical instruments and professional sound equipment internationally. It offers amplifiers and instruments, such as acoustic amplifiers, acoustic guitars, bass amplifiers and cabs, bass guitars, drums, guitar amplifiers and cabs, electric guitars, keyboard amps, steel guitar amplifiers, and damage control products; and professional audio products, such as microphones, mixers, power amplifiers, speakers, products for DJs, and audio performer packs. Its products are used by musicians. The company's audio installations are found in parliament houses of New Zealand, Russia, and Germany; opera house in Australia; theme parks; and NFL stadiums in North America. Its audio technology is used by audio, communications, and integrated media industries. Peavey distributes its products through dealers and store locations. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Meridian, Mississippi.

Company Headquarters Address:
5022 Hartley Peavey Drive
Meridian, MS 39305

Hartley, in my opinion, Meridian owes you a huge debt of gratitude for, not only providing great employment opportunities, but also for your civic generosity. You have truly made a difference.

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