Who We Are


  • Create a unified voice for the recreational marine industry in the central region of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Collaborate with county tourism agencies by providing data regarding the economic impact of the recreational boating industry to promote the industry as a key element of the tourism mission for the region.
  • Through current business resources, promote the health of our fishery and the capacity of services available to customers in our region.
  • Create opportunities for active business networking between companies.
  • Utilize the Wharf Boat & Yacht Show (or other boat show as deemed appropriate) as a mechanism to build the customer base and promote the marine industry in our region.

Board of Directors:

Mike Lewis
Tim Jones
Vice President
Bob Schwarz
Stan Hoynowski
Scott Burt
Jack Bingert
Tracey Thompson
Bennett Long
John Fitzgerald
David Brieler