Robert Christie

25 Years of Lessons

Back in 1993, I began working in our industry. I was both very young and very determined. Over the last quarter century, I’ve made plenty of mistakes and have r...

Lessons on Loyalty

In retail, the concept of customer satisfaction gets a lot of attention. We have seminars, books and websites all dedicated to helping us reach “higher levels” ...

Robert Christie

Robert Christie is the president of A&G Central Music, a school service company with two stores in Southeast Michigan. Christie has degrees in music and business from Valparaiso University and was a NAMM Music Business Scholarship recipient. He is an active member of NASMD and has served on the association’s board of directors. Christie is deeply involved in his community, serving on the boards of several arts organizations, and is a vocal advocate for area school music programs. Before purchasing Central Music, he worked as an educator, touring musician, road rep and store manager. Christie lives with his wife Peggy in suburban Detroit.