NMRA elects new officers and directors

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Neal Trombley (second from right) was elected president of the National Marine Representatives Association. Others (from left) are secretary Scott Kolodny, vice president Clayton Smith and current past president Keith LaMarr.

Neal Trombley (second from right) was elected president of the National Marine Representatives Association. Others (from left) are secretary Scott Kolodny, vice president Clayton Smith and current past president Keith LaMarr.

The National Marine Representatives Association has elected its 2017-18 officers and board of directors.

The NMRA said Neal Trombley, of Gulf Atlantic Marketing, was elected NMRA president and Clayton Smith, of Waters & David Co., is vice president. Patrick Churchman, of Midwest Outdoor Marketing, is the new treasurer, and Scott Kolodny, of ComMar Sales, is now secretary after serving on the board.

Keith LaMarr, of Macaroni Marketing, is the current past president.

Craig Cochran, of GSW & Associates, Mark Goodman, of SGL Sales & Marketing, and Keith Nixon, of Nixon Marine Global, are new to the board.

They are joined by current members Ivan Cross, of The Merifield Co., Aaron Freeman, of Wickes Marine, and Paul Rieger Jr., of William F. Miller & Associates.

Founded in 1960, the NMRA serves independent marine sales representatives and the manufacturers who sell through reps. It functions as an industry voice, networking tool and information source.

Active in the marine industry, it annually awards one or more scholarships to students who are pursuing an education in the maritime trades.

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