Origin: MO | Grant Awarded: 2016 | Status: Active

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What is Magnatone?

Magnatone makes high-end vintage style guitar amplifiers with all American made parts that are sold worldwide. Magnatone amps are played by Billy Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Neil Young, Jeff Beck, and other high profile artists.

Company Leadership

Ted Kornblum

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Ted has extensive experience in the music industry, working with Modulus Guitars, On The Road Marketing, St. Louis Music Supply. He also holds an MBA.

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Tom Townsend

Director of Marketing

Tom has extensive experience in advertising and marketing as well as starting businesses. He co-founded Rodgers Townsend Advertising, which was acquired by DDB/Omnicom, served as a Senior Vice President at DMB&B Advertising, and founded the nonprofits Pianos for People, St. Louis, and A-Town Get Down Art and Music Festival, Savannah, GA.

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