Tag Archives: Kris Carroll

Grady-White names new VP of team development and strategy

President Kris Carroll recently welcomed Jonathon Burns to the Grady-White Boats executive team as Vice President Team Development and Strategy. Burns joins Grady-White after 22 years with Yamaha Motor Corporation where he held several roles, including General Manager of Precision Propellers, and most recently, General Manager of U.S. Marine Development and Planning. “We are fortunate to know firsthand Jonathon’s exceptional ...

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IMTRA hosts Grady-White’s president at national sales meeting

IMTRA has announced that it welcomed Kris Carroll, president, Grady-White Boats, to speak with IMTRA employees during the final day of IMTRA’s week-long National Sales Meeting in New Bedford, Mass. The topic of discussion was “Exceptional Attention to Detail." “We have had a long relationship working with Grady-White and have admired Kris’ leadership style and the respect that she has ...

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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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Marine industry Culture Summit available online

Correct Craft Culture Summit

Hundreds of marine industry leaders across the globe gathered last Wednesday to participate in the second Marine Industry Culture Summit hosted by Correct Craft. This year’s two-hour virtual event began with a presentation by Correct Craft President and CEO Bill Yeargin who recapped last year’s two-day in-person event before sharing lessons learned at Correct Craft regarding the establishment of an ...

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Correct Craft Culture Summit Panel announced

Correct Craft announces the live panel for the second Marine Industry Culture Summit. The finale of the Summit will include a question and answer session that includes Kris Carroll President of Grady White, Duane Kuck President and CEO of Regal Boats and Paul Singer President of Centurion and Supreme Boats. The session  will be moderated by Correct Craft President and ...

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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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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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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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