The Music People Announces Promotions

The Music People (TMP) announces some exciting promotions effective January 1, 2016. John and Sharon Hennessey will assume the role of Co-President, formerly held by their father Jim Hennessey.

Jim Hennessey founded TMP in 1979 and has held the title of President since. He will now serve as Executive Chairman and will continue to have an active role in the future direction of the company in financial oversight, strategy, and product development. “John and Sharon have been a large part of the company’s growth and with this transition, TMP is in good hands” said Jim Hennessey.


Sharon Hennessey joined the company in 1989 and John in 1991, and both have filled numerous roles throughout their careers. Most recently, John served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Sharon served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, both with TMP. The succession plan was put into place a couple of years ago, however 2016 marks the official changeover. “We have big shoes to fill, but feel prepared and excited to take the company to the next level” said John Hennessey. “We have positioned the company with many great initiatives over the last couple of years and look forward to providing our customers with the best products and service in the industry” said Sharon Hennessey. 

Also being promoted to Vice President, Sales & Business Development is Tom Tedesco. In this role, Tom adds the responsibility of overseeing the domestic sales team. Tom joined TMP in 2010 as the Director of Business Development and will continue to oversee International sales, TMP’s office in China, and strategic projects. “This is an exciting time for TMP and I am looking forward to the opportunities ahead!” said Tedesco.


Casey Cabler has been promoted to ERP & Analytics Manager. Cabler, who will oversee all ERP operations for the company joined TMP in 2011 as ERP Operations Analyst. He has over 10 years of ERP experience with a specialization in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. “I am excited to head up the newly created ERP team, and am looking forward to implementing many exciting and beneficial ERP projects for TMP” said Cabler.


In addition to the above changes, TMP will be exhibiting at The NAMM Show in hall B, booth #5940. We will introduce 30 new products in a newly designed booth. Please stop by and see us!

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