Yacht & Brokerage Sales Executive
Dan is focused on making a difference and developing close relationships with his clients. Raised in North Carolina, he spent his summers offshore fishing and sailing. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in Business Finance and Chemistry, Dan traveled for a year on a private Viking sport fish in the Caribbean and South America, gaining invaluable knowledge of the ocean, yachting and fishing. Then, Dan joined Edward Jones Investments as an licensed investment representative and opened a new office in West Palm Beach. After several successful years of helping clients develop strong financial plans, he was hired by a client to solely manage his investment portfolio, partnering in a real estate company and an automobile dealership.
In 2003, Dan’s passion for boating brought him to Jupiter, Florida and join MarineMax where he has developed valued relationships with his clients helping them realize their boating dreams. Dan cherishes memories of hosting MarineMax Getaways!® throughout the Keys and the Bahamas. Dan has received the MarineMax Chairman Circle Award, given to the top sales team members at MarineMax, every year since its inaugural year and the Hatteras Circle of Excellence award multiple times. He is a Florida licensed yacht broker and Florida Yacht Brokers Association Member. He has years of factory training from Azimut/Benetti, Sea Ray Yachts, Ocean Alexander, Hatteras, Boston Whaler and Galeon yachts. Dan obtained his U.S. Coast Guard 100-Ton Captain’s License back in 1999 and enjoys training his clients on the water.
Dan spends his free-time with family, boating, snorkeling, spearfishing, lobstering, snow skiing, car racing and living life.