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Merrick Bank Renews its MRAA Partner Membership

Thursday, October 17, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Geatz
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MINNEAPOLIS — Merrick Bank, a finance provider for marine dealers in the United States, has renewed its Partner Membership with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas.

"Merrick Bank has been a strong supporter of the MRAA and its members, and we’re very appreciative that they have chosen to continue their support,” says Matt Gruhn, President of the MRAA. "Merrick Bank provides a much-needed resource for our industry —access to adequate financing — and we enjoy the opportunity to work with them to help our industry grow.”

Founded in 1997, Merrick Bank is a top-25 issuer of Visa and an authorized issuer of MasterCard cards. It provides finance options to Marine and RV dealers throughout the United States, helping to facilitate Boat and RV purchases for consumers. Merrick Bank specializes in credit programs that assist consumers looking to establish or rebuild their credit rating.

"At Merrick Bank we strive to provide financing for customers who have experienced past credit problems,” says Scott Anderson, Vice President of Merrick Bank. "We work with thousands of marine dealers who carry a new product line, as well as approved financial service providers. Merrick Bank brings unsurpassed experience and stability to the non-prime recreational lending market, and we believe we can help drive marine industry success by providing greater access to financing.”

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At the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, we believe that for the marine industry to thrive, the companies that interact with the boater in their community must thrive. Those businesses determine the boater’s experience and are the leading factor in the industry’s success. The MRAA works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by uniting those businesses, providing them with opportunities for improvement and growth, and representing them with a powerful voice. For more information, visit

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