The award and scholarships will be presented during the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo from Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla.
Dave Briggs, 52, owner of Wayzata Marine in Wayzata, Minn., sold his first boat when he was 13. Having grown up in the dealership his parents launched (mostly a garden and lawn store in 1967), he was seasoned early on.
She is the second woman at the company to earn the distinction in the last 10 years.
Dave Briggs, owner of Minnesota marine dealership Wayzata Marine, is preparing for his first marathon, which will take place in Chicago this fall.