Tag Archives: John Giglio

Freedom Boat Club celebrates success at annual conference

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Freedom Boat Club held its annual franchise conference last week to celebrate another year of record growth for the business. Since Freedom joined the Brunswick family in May 2019, it has experienced unprecedented expansion now serving nearly 70,000 members across nearly 300 locations. Freedom’s total footprint now also includes Fanautic Club, the largest boat club operator in Spain, acquired in July ...

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Freedom Boat Club holds largest conference in company history

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and the nation’s oldest and largest boat club and boat club franchisor, has just completed the largest franchise conference in company’s 30-year history and its first since being acquired by Brunswick.  The theme of the event, Expanding Horizons, celebrated three decades of success with a recognition of the now more than 200 ...

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Freedom Boat Club celebrates 200th location

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced its 200th franchise location. The official announcement was made during the 2019 IBEX Marine Trade show in Tampa. Glenn Bergoffen, owner of the Tampa area franchise locations, has added another location – this one in Madeira Beach, Florida.  “Reaching our 200th location is quite a milestone for Freedom Boat Club,” said John ...

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Freedom Boat Club appoints new director of marketing

Nick Gosselin has been appointed to serve as the Director of Marketing for Freedom Boat Club and its sister company, Freedom RVing, effective Feb. 18. Gosselin will oversee the company’s internal marketing team and all corporate marketing initiatives from the company’s national headquarters in Venice, Fla. In this capacity, Gosselin will work closely with the Freedom Boat Club executive team ...

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Freedom Boat Club’s Barry Slade promoted to COO

Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio has announced the promotion of Barry Slade from vice president of business development to chief operating officer of the corporate-owned Freedom Boat Clubs, and the newly launched division of Freedom Marine Sales. As part of Giglio’s recently announced organizational restructuring plan that will allow him to focus on longer-term strategic initiatives, Slade ...

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Freedom Boat Club expands National Franchise Marketing Advisory Council

Freedom Boat Club recently appointed eight franchise owners and operators to serve on its National Franchise Marketing Advisory Council, which was established in 2014. Serving second-year terms are Scott Isaacks of Austin, Texas, Dan Hasbrouck of San Diego, Matt Carrick of Boston, and Lisa Almeida of St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Fla. Newly appointed council members serving two-year terms through 2017 ...

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