Tag Archives: Top 100 Dealers

M&P Mercury becomes Five Star and Brunswick Master Dealer

M&P Mercury recently completed recertification in the highest tier of the Marine Industry Certified Dealership (MICD) program. In order to achieve the designation of Five Star MICD, M&P Mercury met a set of established criteria that includes 30 standards designed to create continuous improvement across all facets of the dealership, including customer satisfaction, operational quality and business performance and practices. ...

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Women Making Waves: Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith Co-Owner/Vice President, Colorado Boat Center Education: Associate’s degree in Marketing Years in the marine industry: 18 What are some of the biggest lessons you have learned working in the marine industry? Almost all businesses have peaks and valleys, but working and living in a rural area of Colorado, I have come to realize that owning a boat dealership ...

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Women Making Waves: Debbie Parks

Debbie Parks Marketing Director and Buyer, Parks Marina Education: Associate’s Degree in Marketing and Broadcast Journalism Years in the marine industry: 17 Positions held at Parks Marina: I started off in F & I. I had no experience in this, but I am a people person and was willing to learn. I LOVED meeting all the people that bought boats from us. ...

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Women Making Waves: Rallee Chupich

Rallee Chupich Director of Service and Restaurant Operations, Gordy’s Lakefront Marine and Gordy’s Boat House     Education: Master’s of Education, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, Wisconsin certification to teach grades 6-12 Spanish & Geography, Assistant to the Dean of Education; B.A. Degrees in Geography and Spanish, University of California, Santa Barbara Years in the marine industry: My entire life. I ...

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Women Making Waves: Amanda Rodriguez Levandowski

Amanda Rodriguez Levandowski Chief Operating Officer, Sales, Charlotte Ski Boats Education: Business Administration from McColl Business School at Queens University Years in the marine industry: 6 What are some of the biggest lessons you have learned working in the marine industry? I have learned to embrace the journey. Every day is a new opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life. ...

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Women Making Waves: Paulee Coughlin Day

Paulee Coughlin Day Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Assistant Secretary, MarineMax, Inc. Education: B.A. – Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; M.B.A. – Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma; J.D. – Indiana University School of Law, magna cum laude Years in the marine industry: 14 What are some of the biggest lessons you have ...

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Women Making Waves: Paula Fulton

Paula Fulton Owner/Vice President, BMC Boats Education: Associate in Arts with a Concentration in Biology from Valencia College; Coastal Navigation Certification; CPR Training. Years in the marine industry: 17 What are some of the biggest lessons you have learned working in the marine industry?  First, I learned that good employees are hard to find, so you have to stretch the ...

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OneWater Marine signs as MRAA premium retail member

OneWater Marine has finalized an agreement to join the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a premium retail member — the association’s highest level of retail membership. OneWater Marine formed in 2014 following the merger of Singleton Marine Group and Legendary Marine and today includes nearly 40 individual dealerships, primarily located in the southeastern United States. “We’re excited to ...

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Cobalt Boats 2017 dealer meeting honors top dealers

Cobalt recently held its 2017 dealer meeting in Neodesha, Kan., and recognized its top customer satisfaction dealers at the event. Recognition of the outstanding and total dedication to customer satisfaction by the Cobalt and Marker One dealers remains a key highlight to the company’s annual dealer event, according to the company. “These Customer Satisfaction awards are the ultimate recognition of ...

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