Captain Gary Groenewold, CMM is Vice President, for Westrec Marinas, one of the largest Marina owner/operators in the United States. Responsible for all operations and business development throughout Florida, the Caribbean, South, and Central America, he has over 20 years’ experience working on marina development and consulting projects which encompassed the design, construction, and operation of a variety of marina facilities offering both wet and dry storage and their ancillary amenities.
Gary has served on the Executive Board of the International Superyacht Society (ISS) since 2004. He is an active member of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA), and the International Marina Institute. Gary is the former Chairman Emeritus of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) and a recent member of the Board of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). He holds a 500 gross ton captain’s license and is the Vice Chairman of the International Marinas Group (IMG) of the International Council of Marine Associations (ICOMIA).