Mike Bauer

Founder and CEO. His background includes global manufacturing, supply chain expertise, and a lifelong interest in audio electronic design. He has seen how manufacturing capability improves a local workforce and economy, and he’s committed to applying his experience to benefit Detroit and Michigan.

Contact: mike@detroitaudiolab.com


Karen Schaefer

Vice-President of Operations. Her background is process engineering and communication consulting in the manufacturing industry. She was born in Detroit, will never forget its vibrance and vitality, and is excited to be contributing to the new, revitalized Detroit.


Our key partners are Michigan-based companies that deliver high-quality products and services.

Architectural Salvage Warehouse


The Architectural Salvage Warehouse of Detroit (ASWD), a nonprofit salvage and resale organization, was started in response to the tremendous amount of waste being generated in the demolition of houses in Detroit and its suburbs.

ASWD decided on a mission to save what it could of our historic regional materials, to salvage perfectly good architectural materials and put them in the hands of those who can use them and to create jobs and training for those interested in learning the skills of deconstruction.



Meniscus is located in Grand Rapids, MI—“Furniture City” at one time. It was true, until they cut down all the trees! But the old furniture factories remain and Meniscus Audio is happy to be located in one of the oldest on the NW side of town.

Twenty-five years ago, Meniscus Audio started out as a hobby gone wild. With a classified ad in Audio and Stereo Review Magazine and a 6-page photo copied catalog, Meniscus Audio was on its way.

The goal of Meniscus Audio is, “Giving you the personalized ingredients for having a good time in the pursuit of enjoying music.”

MB Electronic Design


MB Electronic Design is a leader in the field of advanced electronic engineering and design.