CF Martin CEO Thomas Ripsam on the factory floor

A conversation with Thomas Ripsam of Martin Guitar

Thomas Ripsam is the President and CEO of C.F. Martin & Co. located in Nazareth, PA. Appointed in June 2021, he is the first non-Martin to lead the company in its 190 year history.

Ripsam stopped by the WMUH studio and spoke with General Manager Paul Krempasky about Martin Guitars, music, creativity , and the journey that landed him in Nazareth. You can listen to the conversation below.

An edited version of this interview aired on Art News, November 17, 2023.

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