WaterSports Central names new CEO

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WaterSports Central LLC, which has six locations in Georgia and South Carolina, have named Jeff Husby as partner, president and CEO; Preston Davis, who has served as the organization’s senior executive since 2017, will serve as an advisory and board member.

“WaterSports Central is well respected in the markets it serves with a proven heritage of outstanding sales and customer service,” said Husby in a statement. “I am motivated to work with and lead this outstanding team into the next chapter and to further build and solidify our position in each market.”

Husby, who has nearly three decades of retail experience, has been the No. 1 global salesman for Correct Craft for six years running.

He will continue as general manager and owner of the dealership he founded in 2008, Regal Nautique of Orlando.

“Jeff Husby is the most capable and passionate leader I have met in the industry and is a proven leader who shares our organization’s values and passion,” said Davis. “I take great comfort in knowing I leave WaterSports Central in better hands than my own, with a highly experienced and talented management team along with great employees, customers and the entire stakeholder network. The sky is the limit and our entire organization is excited about the future.” 

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