Eric Satterlee is the founder (1983) and technical director of Meridian Winds in Okemos, MI. He began his instrument repair apprenticeship in 1972 and has been learning ever since. He’s presented numerous clinics at the regional and national level for NAPBIRT and is a two-time recipient of the Dick Rusch award. He has traveled throughout Europe representing Ferree’s Tools at The Music Messe, and to European technicians and music dealers. He is the co-inventor (along with Wayne Tanabe) of the Magnetic Dent Removal System, which is manufactured and distributed globally from Meridian Winds.