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Joe Hunter promoted to Vice President of Engineering at Grady-White Boats

Grady-White Boats has announced the promotion of Joe Hunter to Vice President of Engineering. Hunter joined the Grady-White Engineering team in 1988, after college graduation. He was promoted in 2004 to his most recent leadership position as the Engineering Manager and has been directing the Engineering Department since the retirement of Vice President of Engineering, David Neese, in December of 2019.In ...

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America’s Boating Club, manufacturers partner to champion boating safety

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The nation’s largest and oldest volunteer recreational boating safety nonprofit, United States Power Squadrons, America’s Boating Club announced this week the Boat With Confidence Campaign, a nonprofit corporate partnership with boat and other marine manufacturers to champion boating safety and boater education. Funds raised through the campaign will allow America’s Boating Club to provide recreational boaters with a suite of in-person, online ...

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Kris Carroll inducted into NMMA Hall of Fame

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently announced the induction of Kris Carroll, president of Grady-White Boats, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Carroll will be presented with the 2020 NMMA Hall of Fame Award – the Association’s highest honor – during the Opening Session of the 2020 IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience (pre-registration required to attend) on September 29 at 10:30a.m. EST.  “I’m humbled ...

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Congressman visits Grady White facility

Congressman Greg Murphy (R-NC-03) recently visited Grady White Boats’ facility in Greenville, North Carolina – which employs a full-time roster of over 350 people – to meet with company representatives and discus pressing issues facing the recreational boating industry. NMMA encourages all members to work with them on scheduling factory visits with their respective elected officials; critically important opportunities for ...

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Grady-White honors MarineMax Pensacola as worldwide sales leader

Grady-White recently announced MarineMax Pensacola as the dealer with top sales worldwide and recipient of the Gold Anchor Sales Award for model year 2019.  "We are extremely honored to receive the Gold Anchor Sales Award from Grady-White Boats," said Aaron Kramer, MarineMax Pensacola general manager. "The team is dedicated to our customers in every way. It's excellent to see proof that our customers feel ...

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Grady-White Boats appoints new dealer, customer relations manager

Grady-White Boats has promoted Todd Leggett to the position of dealer/customer relations manager. Leggett has held many roles since his start with Grady-White in 1994, including his most recent leadership position as the customer relations and sales administration technical supervisor. In addition to his responsibilities with the customer relations team, he will continue to lead the internal sales administration team. ...

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Hammond Marine Industry Leadership Award winners will honored at American Boating Congress

 The Foundation for Recreational Boating Safety, Education and Environmental Awareness announced today the recipients of the 2018 Hammond Marine Industry Leadership Award – Regulator Marine President Joan Maxwell and Grady-White Boats President Kris Carroll – for their extraordinary service and commitment to advocacy on behalf of the recreational boating industry. Carroll and Maxwell will be honored at the American Boating ...

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STEP Ahead Awards honor marine industry women

Three women in the marine industry were recently honored with STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead initiative began in 2012 to celebrate women in the manufacturing industry who are making a difference through advocacy, mentorship, engagement, promotion, and leadership. The STEP Ahead Awards highlight the achievements of real women in manufacturing on a national stage. ...

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Grady-White Boats Marketing VP recognized with STEP Ahead Award 

The Manufacturing Institute is recognizing Shelley Tubaugh, marketing vice president at Grady-White Boats, as one of the marine industry’s honorees for 2017 STEP Ahead Awards at a gala in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2018. This is the second year in a row that a Grady-White executive has been recognized in the STEP Ahead Awards for their role in manufacturing.   ...

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Grady-White adds Michigan dealer

Grand Pointe Marina will now represent Grady-White Boats, from the company’s locations on the Grand River in Lansing and in Sterling Heights/Detroit, the company announced Wednesday. “We are extremely excited with the opportunity to represent Grady-White in Michigan. Our two stores serve both Mid Michigan and East Michigan areas of our state, including Detroit, one of the largest boating markets ...

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