Executive Vice-President and CFO, The Gretsch Company
Dinah Gretsch is the Executive Vice President and CFO of the globally recognized Gretsch Company. Gretsch has manufactured high-quality drums and guitars since 1883 and has its corporate headquarters in Savannah, GA. Dinah has been a prominent figure in the musical instruments industry for 40 years earning numerous awards. In 2003 the Atlanta Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) presented her with the Heroes Award, a distinction awarded to community leaders in the music industry. In 2008 she was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame for her significant contributions to the Georgia music industry. In 2014 the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Georgia Southern University honored her with the prestigious Betty Foy Sanders Patrons of the Arts Award. That same year she was honored by the Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) with the She Rocks Award for her leadership in the music industry. Dinah believes that music has the power to change children’s lives in a positive way and in support of the Gretsch family mission to “enrich lives through participation in music,” she established the Mrs. G’s Music Foundation in 2010 to fund music teachers, in-house artist programs, and supply musical instruments to rural schools in the Low Country. She also gives grants to children to attend guitar and drum camps. In addition to her longtime role on the Georgia Music Foundation Board, Dinah also serves on the Boards of Loyola High School in New York City and Thomas Heyward Academy in Ridgeland, SC.
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Founder, Mrs. G’s Music Foundation