Suntex Marina Investors LLC announced it has appointed Marieke van Peer to the position of regional manager of the East Coast of Florida.
With 12 years of hands-on experience in the Florida marina market, van Peer brings to Suntex her background and expertise in marina management. Prior to Suntex, she managed the Island Gardens Deep Harbour marina in Miami. Her first position was at the Miami Beach marina as the front desk clerk. After working in various positions at that location for four years, she became the marina manager. van Peer has also managed the Bahia Mar Yachting Center in Ft. Lauderdale. She received her GCSE from Oxford Cambridge and is certified as a marina manager by the Association of Marina Industries. She is a member of the board of directors of the Marina Industries Association South Florida.
“I am very proud to be given this opportunity to be a part of the growing Suntex family,” said van Peer. “The core values of the company are those that I hold for myself. To act with integrity at all times and to have the drive toward the highest quality experience for our members is the way that I have approached every position I have held in the industry. I look forward to being an integral part in the continued expansion of the Suntex brand.”
“Marieke is a welcome addition to our management team,” said Ron TenEyck, vice president of operations, Suntex Marinas. “We are constantly trying to gain fresh insight in how to improve the experience for our members. With her incredible background, hands on knowledge of the inner workings of marinas and membership of the Marina Industries Association board of directors, she will give us a valuable fresh perspective. We are eager for a long and prosperous partnership.”