The Meridian Star has named founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics Hartley Peavey its Citizen of the Year. Peavey was honored for his commitment to the city.
Peavey has shown its ongoing commitment to American manufacturing by moving production of three brands to its Meridian headquarters in recent years. These represent significant investments in the Peavey family of brands and the company’s Meridian manufacturing base. Peavey also has satellite facilities in Fairfield, N.J.; Boulder, Colo.; Ancona, Italy; Shenzhen, China; and Oxford and Corby, United Kingdom; as well as artist-relations offices in Nashville, Tenn., Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles.