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NMRA elects new officers and board members

The National Marine Representatives Association elected officers and board members for 2015 and 2016.
Rob Gueterman (third from left) is the new president of the National Marine Representatives Association. Also shown are Brandon Flack, past president (left); Clayton Smith, secretary; Neal Trombley, treasurer; and Keith LaMarr, vice president.

Rob Gueterman (third from left) is the new president of the National Marine Representatives Association. Also shown are Brandon Flack, past president (left); Clayton Smith, secretary; Neal Trombley, treasurer; and Keith LaMarr, vice president.

The National Marine Representatives Association elected officers and board members for 2015 and 2016. Two new officers and two new board members joined its leadership group.

Rob Gueterman of GSW and Associates in Tampa, Fla., was elected NMRA president. Keith LaMarr of Macaroni Marketing in Watsonville, Calif., is vice president.

Neal Trombley of Gulf Atlantic Marketing in North Fort Myers, Fla., is the new treasurer and Clayton Smith of Waters and David in Fairview, Texas, will serve as secretary.

Brandon Flack of Atlantic Marketing Co. in Stonington, Conn., is the current past president.

Gueterman is the third person in his family to serve as NMRA president. His father, Ron, held the role from 1992 to 1994, and his brother Jeff from 2009 to 2010.

New to the NMRA board are Patrick Churchman of Midwest Outdoor Marketing in Camdenton, Mo.; Scott Kolodny of ComMar Sales in Charlotte, N.C.; and Paul Rieger Jr. of William F. Miller & Associates in Nashville, Tenn.

They will serve three-year terms and join current board members Craig Coatney of Coatney Sales in Fremont, Ind.; Jim Cressy of Cressy Marketing in Mishawaka, Ind.; and John Miklovis of North Star Sales in Northbrook, Ill.

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