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IMI names certified marina managers

The International Marina Institute named eight marina professionals as Certified Marina Managers at the recent International Marina & Boatyard Conference.

The designation recognizes and distinguishes the most highly qualified marina managers in the world. There are 264 Certified Marina Managers worldwide.

The institute's newest Certified Marina Managers are David Marsicano of City of Madeira Beach (Fla.) Municipal Marina; Billie Adkins of Boca Chica (Fla.) Marina; Ed Snyder of Abbey Marina/Dockominium in Wisconsin; Jason Ryan of Signal Mountain & Leeks Marina in Wyoming; Richard Chapman of Port of Sunnyside Club in Minnesota; Bruce Grout of New Port Cove (Fla.) Marine Center; Denise Kiely of Carters Lake & Marine Center in Georgia; and Steve Linton of Pikes Bay (Wis.) Marina.

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