Orange Beach, Ala. – April 22, 2013 – The Central Gulf Marine Trades Association (CGMTA) is pleased to announce its 2013 Board of Directors.
John Fitzgerald, Saunders Yachtworks, President
Mike Lewis, Marine Group – Emerald Coast, Vice President
Drew Wilson, Legendary Marine, Secretary
Tim Jones, Gulf Coast Hatteras, Treasurer
Jack Bingert, Cummins MidSouth
Scott Burt, Coastal Marina Management
Stan Hoynowski, Galati Yacht Sales
Andrew Jones, Marine Max
Bennett Long, Orange Beach Marina
Joe McAleer, Homeport Marina
Richard Tremayne, Thompson Caterpillar
Ed Wall, Eastern Shore Marine
“Our current board members represent an array of recreational marine businesses that demonstrate the depth of support in our region for the yacht owner,” CGMTA President John Fitzgerald said. “I am pleased to see the dedication of the core group that started the CGMTA and also the energy that comes from some of the new board members.”
CGMTA has partnered with Coastal Marina Management to co-promote the 2013 Wharf Boat & Yacht Show (WBYS) to be held April 25-28, in Orange Beach, Ala.
“As the Wharf Boat & Yacht Show grows, it benefits all of the association members and the customers who love yachting on the Gulf Coast,” Fitzgerald said.
CGMTA is a non-profit organization created to represent the recreational marine industry in the central Gulf of Mexico by promoting the strength of the regional boating environment; advocating on issues that affect the boating community; and providing networking opportunities for its members.