Dealer Week Strategic Partners

Dealer Week Strategic Partners have been committed to the success of the dealer community since day one. They believe when the dealers thrive, the marine industry thrives. They support Dealer Week and the mutually beneficial environment that it will provide to the dealers and partners.

“Being a Strategic Partner with the MRAA has been a great way to improve our customer experience by raising the level of our dealers’ performance.   The MRAA trainers are experts in their fields and offer an excellent support system for our dealers’ development.  Partnering with the MRAA reinforces their valuable efforts.”

-John Stockman,

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Boats Integration


“I think Dealer Week will differentiate itself for a number of reasons, first just the name itself. It’s about the dealers. It’s a specific period of time to celebrate what they’re doing and to educate themselves on different ways to run their business.”

-Courtney Chalmers

Vice President of Marketing,

Boats Group

“I think we are very aligned in how we want to support our dealers and how we want to grow this industry, so it just makes sense to be working with the MRAA."


- Kirsten Schuchardt

Director of Sales and Dealer Services


"Our dealers are the lifeblood of our business. We are deeply invested in and proud of our dealers’ success. As a longtime supporter of MRAA, we are excited for the opportunity to partner with them on Dealer Week to help make dealers more successful."


- Kris Denos

Vice President / General Manager

CDK Global Lightspeed

"We’re excited about the opportunity to continue to evolve what dealer education is and how to improve it, both from their perspective and from ours and how we can be better partners with our dealers. That’s what I’m looking forward to the most is to see the change and excitement that we have ahead."

- Thomas Bates

Vice President - Sales/Marketing

Correct Craft

“I’m looking forward to us bringing our teams together and also making sure we are providing the best products and opportunities for the MRAA dealer members. It's time to refresh some of the things that we have done in the past because we always want to look forward to how can we enhance that and make it better for the dealers.”

- Matt Anderson


 Global Marine Insurance

“We’re really excited about our long-term partnership with the MRAA and are proud of our joint efforts in facilitating programs and events that dealers who represent our brands find valuable."


- Eric Bondy

VP of Sales

Malibu Boats, Inc.

“We believe dealers play a pivotal role in the Regal ownership experience and look forward to continuing to support the MRAA and Dealer Week. Matt and his team have done a fantastic job of working with dealers and manufacturers in an effort to improve the consumer experience, and we are proud to stand behind them.”

- Duane Kuck


Regal Marine

"Smoker Craft, Inc. is proud to support Dealer Week. Our dealer network is one of our most valuable assets. Keeping our dealer network in tune with today's best practice is mutually beneficial."


- Peter Barrett

SVP/Marketing - Corporate Development

Smoker Craft, Inc.

“We are fully committed to supporting dealers as a long-time sponsor of MRAA, and we look forward to working together with the organization to launch the exciting new Dealer Week initiative.”

-Ron Huibers

President, Volvo Penta


“I think the potential is to continue to elevate what we do. I think that we could be more productive in some of our meetings with customers and seeing an even greater response from the greater marine industry."

-Bruce Van Wagoner

President, Wells Fargo CDF

"Yamaha is committed to providing education and training to our valued dealers and this event will provide an opportunity for collaboration, networking and educational programming. We are excited to be a part of this best-in-class industry event and help dealers develop further and take their business to the next level.”

-John Rigsby

Division Manager, Dealer Sales

Marine Engine Systems

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