Meet Michael Kelly

Our instruments will get you, our people will keep you. All of us here at Michael Kelly are committed to being valuable, helpful, and informative resources to you. We strive to give you a personal shopping experience. We are committed to creating great instruments and then helping you find the one that is perfect for you. Meet our team.

Steve Pisani
Idea Man/Head Honcho

Steve has over 30 years of experience in both the guitar retail and manufacturing industries. An accomplished guitarist himself, he oversees all daily operations and future big-picture projects for MK.

FAVORITE MK:

Custom Shop “Pisani” Patriot

Sean Meagher
Marketing Guru

Sean oversees all things marketing for the MK brand and its message. When he’s not crosspicking on the mandolin, his passion is marketing Michael Kelly products at retail, online and in the media.

FAVORITE MK:

Legacy Dragonfly Flame Electric and Mod Shop 55 Ebony Duncan

Chaz Winzenread
Customer/Player Relations

Chaz has over 24 years of experience in the guitar industry and has performed around the globe. He brings his knowledge and love of guitars to aid musicians when selecting the right guitar or bass for them through product support and suggested applications.

FAVORITE MK:

1950 Heirloom

Tracy Hoeft
Founder

Tracy started MK in 1999. The aesthetic, value, sonic diversity and overall performance of the Michael Kelly line reflects his drive. He keeps us striving to be more boutique while remaining within reach of every player.

FAVORITE MK:

Triad 10E

Michael Kelly
Inspirational Leader

Who is Michael Kelly? He is the spirit that underpins all of our products and our commitment to delivering boutique-worthy products at a price that is within reach. He is the players around the world that have discovered MK instruments and play them enthusiastically. No, there is no actual guy named Michael Kelly involved. He is so much more.

FAVORITE MK:

All of them

THE ORIGIN OF THE
MICHAEL KELLY NAME