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NMRA names Exec Director

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The NMRA Board of Directors has announced the appointment of David Pilvelait as the organization’s executive director.

The director of marine products consulting firm Home Port Global, Pilvelait’s experience in the marine industry dates back to 1990 at BoatUS, where he initially headed up the association’s PR division and later launched BoatUS.com.

A marine products marketing & PR consultant since 2001, Pilvelait has deep experience working with independent reps in the marine supply chain. He also hosts the 5,000-member Marine Products Network group on LinkedIn.

In the announcement to NMRA affiliates, the NMRA board stated “we’re excited that David has agreed to take on this additional role as our ED. His initial assignments include working with the NMRA Board to help move NMRA forward and adapt to change in a post-COVID world — and to explore additional ways to enhance the value of affiliate memberships.”

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