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NMLA announces new board members

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The National Marine Lenders Association (NMLA) recently announced that Jeff Backus, Lauren Key and Caroline Mantel have all been elected to serve on the NMLA Board of Directors through 2025. Jeff Backus has over 25 years of marine industry experience, with the past 10 focused on marine lending with First Approval source, a company he founded in 2012. Jeff currently ...

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Getting the win with financing

By Jeff Backus So you’re working with a customer, and they have decided on the perfect boat. They are ready to buy, you submit to the banks, and boom: decline, decline, decline. Dead deal and everyone goes home unhappy. So what happened? Let’s talk about everything you can do to get more deals bought and more customers out on the ...

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