Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In | Join
MRAA Staff
Share |

 

Matt Gruhn, President
8401 73rd Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-315-8043

Bio: Matt joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as President in October 2011, overlapping and working closely with long-time President Phil Keeter for the final three months of the year. Gruhn brings with ... Read more.
   Liz Walz, Vice President
7675 Broadfield Rd.,
Manlius, N.Y. 13104
Phone: 315-692-4533

Bio
Liz joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas on August 15, 2012, having spent the better part of the last 14 years in the marine industry. All of those years were spent at Boating Industry magazine, where she ... Read more.
Lee HetheringtonDirector of Business Development
8401 73rd Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-333-2419

Bio: Lee brings more than 25 years of publishing and boating industry experience to the MRAA team. Lee has sat on the Minnesota Magazine and Publishing Association’s board of directors and over the course of his accomplished career earned... Read more.
MICD Program Coordinator

Liz Marsha, MICD Program Coordinator

8401 73rd Ave. N.,
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-333-2417

Bio
: With a background in corporate planning and logistics, Liz Marsha ensures marine dealers have everything they need to advance through the Certification process and works closely with the program director on internal operations. Read more.

Jerry Lofberg, Certification Development Manager

8401 73rd Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 239-707-7446

Bio: Jerry joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas in March 2015. He has been in the marine industry since 1978, working in sales for various boat manufacturers...Read more.

Bob McCann, Lead MICD Program Consultant
8401 73rd Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-315-8043

Bio: recognized as a trailblazing marketer, innovative business development specialist and professional educator, has been named Lead Consultant of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas’ Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program…Read more.
 Membership & Benefits Specialist

Nikki Duffney, Membership & Benefits Specialist

8401 73rd Ave. N.,
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-333-2420

Bio
: Nikki joined the MRAA team in March of 2016 after previously working for a trade association representing the organic food industry. Her role will call for regular contact with MRAA members and friends, so don’t be surprised if you get a phone call or email from MRAA’s latest addition!
 

Mary Gillen, Education Marketing Specialist 
8401 73rd Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-333-2423

Bio: Mary joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas in June 2014. Prior to working for the MRAA, Mary completed an internship with the Minnesota Twins, working in their Creative Services and Production department...Read more.


William Higgins, Public Policy Manager
8401 73rd Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 202-737-9779 Ext. 502

Bio: Will joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas in February 2015. Will brings with him a Bachelor’s degree in both Political Science and Social Science, as well as Masters Degree in American Politics and Policy. He has held numerous legislative and political positions over the last six years, including an internship in the office of Senator Claire McCaskill, ... Read more.
  Michele Rosacker, Administrative Assistant
8401 73rd Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-333-2425

Bio: Michele joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas in March 2013. After graduating college from the University of Northern Iowa, she spent a number of years at Target Corporation in various departments ... Read more.
Jay Corn, Content Specialist
8401 73rd Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Phone: 763-333-2418

Bio: Jay grew up on the Jersey shore, where his first job was pumping gas at the historic Hans Pederson & Sons Marina on Raritan Bay. Countless hours were spent plucking blue claws off pilings, trapping killies for bait and learning the ropes of boating from folks local reporters like to call the “last of the wooden boat builders.” Read more.