The Maritime Suppliers Association of the Americas announced its Board of Directors for 2021

The Maritime Stores Association of the Americas declared that it has promoted 5 workers in Mike Davin, Allison Gruhn, Katie Eichelberger, Sarah Korbel and Cecelia Pallotto, successful straight away.

Mike Davin has been promoted to Vice President of Business enterprise Preparing. In 3 yrs at MRAA Davin has served to craft and enhance MRAA’s brand messaging, marketing and advertising and recognition within the marine business, overseeing the organization’s yearly Seller 7 days convention and expo as effectively as the features of MRAA’s income and internet marketing teams. In his new position, Davin will be responsible for generating and overseeing the execution of MRAA’s general company prepare.

Allison Gruhn, who began with MRAA in 2017 as Director of Small business Progress, has been elevated to Vice President of Company Advancement. Gruhn has noticeably innovative MRAA’s associate relationships and involvement and simultaneously helped drive the advancement of lover memberships, courses and Seller 7 days conference and expo engagement. She will increase her job by main a increasing staff of profits professionals and their emphasis on purchaser provider and relationship development.

Katie Eichelberger, who commenced her career at MRAA in the summer season of 2017, has been promoted to Advertising and marketing Supervisor. Eichelberger has served as the issue particular person for marketing and advertising the MRAA’s once-a-year meeting, Vendor Week. In her new position, Eichelberger will take on responsibility for producing even larger performance and usefulness with MRAA’s advertising and marketing team and marketing initiatives.

Sarah Korbel has been promoted to Activities and Functions Manager. Korbel, a self-described source collector, people today connector and maker of times, has been with MRAA since the fall of 2018. In her approximately 4 several years, Korbel has led MRAA’s efforts with party organizing and logistics as well as vendor interactions related to Supplier Week, successfully aiding to reinvent the event’s execution in each and every of the final a few years. Her new position will ask her to choose on much more management with these obligations.

Having joined MRAA in 2019, Cecelia Pallotto has been promoted to On-line Education Manager. Around the past few yrs, Pallotto has excelled as the “Ask the Expert” Webinar sequence host, and has taken the lead with producing courses for MRAA’s Continuous Certification Curriculum as very well as contributing to MRAA’s powerful instructional programming. In her new position, Pallotto will presume obligation for driving greater benefit and engagement in MRAA’s on-line instruction initiatives, like both and Dealer 7 days on line. 


“At the MRAA, our No. 1 precedence is to recruit, employ the service of, onboard and improve the finest achievable crew of maritime field professionals,” says Matt Gruhn, MRAA President. “These outstanding teammates have aided MRAA obtain new heights in our many applications and companies, and it is really a enjoyment and an honor to have the option to figure out their dedication to MRAA’s mission and vision of serving our marketplace as a result of these promotions.”