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Korg USA Welcomes DeYoung to Spector Musical Instruments

Christian Wissmuller • People • April 5, 2021

Spector Musical Instruments, a Korg USA Inc. company, announces the hiring of William DeYoung. DeYoung, an established luthier, production manager, and multi-instrumentalist, will leverage his expertise in various areas of instrument production to further Spector’s goal of delivering heirloom-quality instruments to distributors and retailers nationwide.

William joins the Spector team after six years at Fodera Guitars in Brooklyn, where he served as luthier and production manager. In addition to being involved in all areas of production, DeYoung took on the managerial duties of overseeing the production staff, developing instruments, and business planning. He can be also seen on multiple demo videos showcasing his chops on Fodera’s latest builds.

Prior to Fodera, William worked as a repair technician for several years in Ohio and his native state of Michigan. DeYoung holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan.

A skilled craftsperson and accomplished music industry professional, William DeYoung will be an asset to the general production team at Spector Musical Instruments, a legacy brand with an exciting future of growth and expansion.

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