Mike Smith joins Boat Trader as Mid-Atlantic sales manager
February 26, 2013
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Norfolk, VA – (February 26, 2013) – Boat Trader, a Dominion Marine Media business offering the widest selection of boats for sale in the U.S., today announced the appointment of Mike Smith as its Mid-Atlantic sales manager. Smith will work with boat dealers to help grow their business through Boat Trader’s suite of online marketing products and dealership management tools.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone with Mike’s industry knowledge join our sales group,” said John Souch, U.S. sales director, Boat Trader. “Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective to our dealer sales channel, having worked for both a dealership and an OEM.”
Smith has over 15 years of experience in the marine industry. Before joining Boat Trader, he was with MYMIC, a high-technology and services company based in Portsmouth, VA, where he created and developed a virtual Marina Safety Training program. Smith also developed sales and marketing strategies for MYMIC’s commercial division. Prior to that, Smith spent 7 years in sales and marketing roles in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast territories for Raymarine. His experience also includes 5 years with Boaters World Marine Center. Smith is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and resides with his wife and two children in Smithfield, VA.
Commenting upon his appointment, Smith said, “Joining Dominion Marine Media is an exciting opportunity. I am enthusiastic about working with the entire team to grow our existing business and unlock new opportunities. I look forward in the coming days and weeks to getting out and meeting our customers in the Mid-Atlantic territory and building relationships that will help grow their businesses.”