2012-2013 NASMD Board of Directors
Robert is president of A&G Central Music, a school service company with two stores in Southeast Michigan. Robert studied music and business at Valparaiso University and was a NAMM music business scholarship recipient. He purchased A&G Central Music in 2007 after 12 years of working in the school music field. Active in his community, Robert is a sustaining member of the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association, sits on the board of directors for the Warren Concert Band, and is founder of a music advocacy website. Robert lives with his wife Peggy in suburban Detroit.
John Jarvis is president of Music Man, Inc., located in West Palm Beach, FL. Prior to joining the family business in 1992, John graduated from The Citadel with a degree in business administration. Since that time, he has worked tirelessly to grow Music Man into one of the leading music education retailers in Florida. In his spare time, he enjoys playing saxophone, fly-fishing, golfing, cooking and spending time with friends. John and his wife Jeneve, a band director in Palm Beach County, have one son, Jaxon.
Rosi Johnson is president of Mississippi Music, Inc., a four-store, full-line retailer based in Hattiesburg, MS, established in 1946 by her husband Dex's parents, Mac and Jim Johnson. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Mississippi. Rosi currently serves on the NAMM Board of Directors and is a member of the Alliance of Independent Music Merchants (AIMM), American Music Conference (AMC), and the Mississippi Music Educators Association. Rosi and Dex enjoy golfing, fishing, and duck hunting. She and Dex have one married daughter, Ashley Henderson.
Joel is president of Menchey Music Service, headquartered in Hanover, PA. Prior to buying Menchey Music Service in 1995, Joel worked as a financial analyst for the media/manufacturing firm Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff Co., located in York, PA. Joel has served as president of the Retail Print Music Dealers Association, and also sits on the board of the Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center in York, PA. In his free time, Joel enjoys playing guitar and performing at local venues. Joel and his wife, Lara, have two sons, Jake and Ryan.
George Quinlan, Jr.
Prior to joining Quinlan & Fabish Music Co., a leading school music retailer in the greater Chicago area, George Quinlan, Jr. worked in marketing at Selmer and Leblanc. George currently serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees for the VanderCook College of Music, and has previously served on the boards of NAMM, the South Shore Brass Band and NASMD. He enjoys playing trombone with Sundance, a popular Chicago party band. George lives in Palos Park, IL with his wife Cindy, whom he met in the Bahamas during the NASMD convention of 1983, and their three children.
Lori Supinie is president and owner of Senseney Music, Inc. in Wichita, Kansas. Lori grew up in Illinois and attended the University of Illinois, where she earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education. After teaching for 5 years, she earned an MBA with an emphasis in accounting from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and began working as a CPA. Lori joined the staff of Senseney Music in 1995 and purchased the business when Denny Senseney retired in 2008. She is a past president of the Retail Print Music Dealers Association and a current member of NAMM's Board of Directors. She has been married to Andy for 31 years and they have two children, Tim, 24, and Julie, 20.
Robin Walenta is president/CEO of West Music Company in Coralville, Iowa. Robin recently served on the NAMM Board of Directors and is a current member of the NAMM Ad-Hoc Technology Committee. She is also the treasurer for the Iowa Alliance for Arts Education, a non-profit organization that supports and advocates for arts education in Iowa. In her free time, Robin enjoys hiking with her dogs on her 20-acre ranch and watching the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers.
Chris White is president of White House of Music with five locations in southeastern Wisconsin. He earned a bachelor's degree in public relations with a retailing minor at the University of Wisconsin — Whitewater. Chris is a member of NAMM's board of directors, as well as a member of advisory boards for the Alliance of Independent Music Merchants (AIMM), Waukesha County Technical College and Milwaukee Area Technical College. He is past president of the National Association of Young Music Merchants (NAYMM) and a Dale Carnegie graduate and coaching assistant. He and his wife Tracy have two sons, Alexander and Zachary.