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|Member Spotlight: Aric Chaltry|
Aric Chaltry started his marine industry career in high school, cutting grass at Nestegg Marine. Shortly after graduating from Northern Michigan University, he spent summers building new docks and working in the service department. Over the last few years, Chaltry took courses through Mercury Marine, Raymarine and Lowrance. And in November 2013 he was awarded the Duane Spader Development Scholarship from MRAA, currently serving as Nestegg’s parts specialist. Chaltry dishes with us about his rise in the ranks, taste in music, and his goals for the future.
Q: What is your current role at Nestegg Marine?
Q: How did you get started at Nestegg?
Q: You won the Duane Spader Development Scholarship in 2013. What was that like? How is the education program going thus far?
Q: Do you have any advice for students currently in marine technician schools?
Q: What are your 5- to 10- year business goals?
Chaltry: We are currently at a critical path in our business. We have somewhat plateaued. Nestegg is looking to expand its boat storage facilities and hire additional technicians. We also need to begin finding new faces for those people retiring in the next five years. Additionally, we need to continue additional capital improvements of our facilities.
Q: Let’s Get real…