We Build Globally Respected Brands, Strong Leadership Teams, and World-Class Operations

LOUD is one of the world’s largest and most highly regarded professional audio and music products companies. Through our portfolio of world-recognized brands Ampeg®, Blackheart®, Crate®, EAW®, Mackie®, Martin Audio® and TAPCO®, we engineer, market and distribute a wide range of professional audio and musical instrument products worldwide. Our brands’ products lend impact to expressions of sport, politics, faith and the performing arts, and are found in every possible venue worldwide — from the most prestigious to modest.

We Are There:

Our brands’ products are relied upon day in, day out, in a wide range of settings and applications, including:

  • Professional and project recording studios
  • Sports arenas and stadiums
  • Houses of worship
  • Retail locations
  • Mobile DJ
  • Night Clubs
  • Concert touring
  • Performing arts theaters
  • Educational facilities
  • Post production facilities
  • Television events

Executive Management Team

As the stewards of LOUD’s brand portfolio, Mark and Case foster LOUD’s innovation culture and provide the brands’ individual management teams a mix of stringent financial metrics, routine performance accountability, and as-needed, situation-specific counsel and resources.

Mark Graham

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board

Case Kuehn

Chief Financial Officer


LOUD’s brands are organized into fully contained Business Units - each headed up by a Managing Director with their own P&L responsibility and dedicated, fully self-contained management and support teams.

John Li

General Manager – Operations

Alex Nelson

President – Managing Director,
Music Gear Brands (Mackie & Ampeg)

TJ Smith

President – Managing Director, EAW

Dom Harter

President – Managing Director, Martin Audio


Management Team

John Li

General Manager

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