Melissa Loggins, Owner of Music Authority, was born and raised in Gibsonburg, Ohio. She graduated from Berry College with a degree in Music Business as a voice major with an emphasis on business.
Melissa interned in Development for the Atlanta Opera while in college, then went to work in music retail after she graduated.
Music Authority is founded in 2002 and was purchased by Melissa and her husband Andrew in 2004.
Melissa has spoken at NAMM University, been published in CMA magazine, and was on the Board of Directors for CASA of Forsyth County. She’s also been a guest speaker for Mentor Me and is in the Praise Band at her church.
Melissa has two dogs and a cat and supports local animal and children’s charities.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode
- How Melissa got started in the music industry
- What is unique about Music Authority’s business model
- How Music Authority gives back to the community with their parent support network Music Authority Roadies
- How Melissa adapted her business model post COVID-19
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