Tag Archives: Joan Maxwell

2020 Boating Industry Movers & Shakers

By David Gee The 10th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers Awards recognize innovative leaders and trailblazers in the recreational boating industry who embrace the challenge of change. These leaders have been especially critical in 2020, when it seems like the only constants are challenge and change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year led the transition of a ...

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Regulator names new VP of sales and marketing

Joan Maxwell, president of Regulator Marine Inc., recently announced the promotion of Keith Ammons to vice president of sales and marketing. As the company’s director of sales and marketing since May 2016, Ammons has been integral to Regulator’s latest growth track – posting multi-year sales increases, expanding the domestic dealer network, and helming sales and marketing strategies overall. As vice ...

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Industry members mourn loss of veteran sales professional Michael Devlin

Marine industry colleagues were recently shocked to learn of the death of Michael Devlin, an industry sales representative who championed multiple brands over a successful 44-year career.  He began his industry career in 1975 as a sales representative with Hurst Enterprises, an Orlando, Fla.-based regional manufacturer of bass boats. He later represented national brands including Regal, ProLine, Wellcraft, Regulator, Scout, ...

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Congressional Boating Congress, industry members hold briefing on Capitol Hill

NMMA, marine manufacturers, and members of the Congressional Boating Caucus – including Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN-02), Representative Bill Huizenga (R-MI-02), Representative Joyce Beatty (D-OH-03), and Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA-02) – assembled for a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the economic impact of the recreational boating industry. The event – titled “Boating Industry Briefing: Jobs, Businesses, and the Economy” – ...

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Regulator Marine announces new 26XO

Regulator Marine announced the launch of an entirely new kind of Regulator – the Regulator 26XO. This new center console crossover is built for adventures, giving boaters easy access to lakes, bays, and skinny waters, as well as the capability to head offshore when the time is right. The announcement comes on the heels of a 55,000 square-foot factory expansion ...

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Regulator Marine signs Grande Yachts International as dealer

Regulator Marine and Grande Yachts International have announced that Regulator’s fleet will now be available at Grande Yachts’ greater Fort Lauderdale dealerships in Coconut Grove, Dania Beach, and Pompano Beach. “We are thrilled to welcome Grande Yachts to the Regulator family,” said Regulator Marine President and co-founder Joan Maxwell. “Their team shares our commitment to quality and our drive to ...

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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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Gregg Orr Marine Destin becomes newest Regulator dealer

Regulator Marine, manufacturers of offshore sportfishing boats, announced Gregg Orr Marine Destin as their newest dealer in the Florida Panhandle, further expanding the company’s domestic dealer network. Recognized as a Top 100 Dealer in North America by Boating Industry in 2017, Gregg Orr Marine is known for its leadership in the boating world and commitment to excellent customer service. “We’re ...

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