Skip to main content

MarineMax names new board member

MarineMax appointed a new member to its board of directors.

MarineMax appointed a new member to its board of directors.

Evelyn Follit has been the president of Follit Associates, a corporate technology and executive assessment consulting firm, since 2007.

“We are very excited and honored to have Evelyn Follit join our board of directors,” MarineMax CEO William McGill said in a statement. “We are confident she will be a strong addition to our board, and her wealth of experience and expertise in information technology and operations management will complement our ongoing efforts to continue growing the MarineMax brand.”

From 1997 to 2005 she was an executive of RadioShack Corp., where she held the positions of senior vice president, chief information officer and chief organizational enabling services officer.

Follit has more than 20 years in leadership positions at corporations that include IBM and Dun & Bradstreet in the areas of information technology, human resources and operations management.

She is on the boards of Teco Energy Inc. and Beall’s Inc.

“I’m very excited about joining the MarineMax board of directors and working with the company’s management team,” Follit said. “I look forward to the opportunity to assist the company in achieving its strategic goals to maximize shareholder value.”


Battle on the Great Lakes Rages On

The Icebreaker Wind Turbine Development faces strong headwinds from boating and fishing groups.

Limestone Boat Co. Expands Dealer Network

The company adds four new dealers to its roster, with three to represent Aquasport Boats.

NMEA Announces ‘22 Training Course Schedule

For next year, marine training courses will be offered as virtual and in-person sessions for basic marine electronics installers, and in-person only for advanced installers.

GM Invests $150M in Electric Boat Start-Up

General Motors has acquired a 25-percent stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based e-propulsion outfit.

Patrick Acquires Marine and RV Seating Maker

The Elkhart, Ind.-based component manufacturer finalized its purchase of Williamsburg Marine and Williamsburg Furniture.

Dealers: Tell Us Your 2022 Retail Outlook

Our monthly Pulse Report survey asks dealers for their outlooks on 2022 retail sales.