MEET THE NEWEST EDITIONS TO OUR TEAM
Meet the newest additions to the JBYS team; Elizabeth, Jacob, Doug, Sam and Sean. Welcome aboard!
866-490-5297 (ext 199)
Having grown up on Lake Jordan near Grand Rapids, MI, Elizabeth developed a love for the water very early in life. She was part of an avid boating family and fondly remembers many summers spent enjoying the Great Lakes. Elizabeth helped her father restore their family boat, a 1974 Marinete 32 Cabin Cruiser, and she loved traveling around in it on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. It was this love of boating that inspired her to come aboard and join the JBYS administrative team. Elizabeth has an extensive background in customer service and sales process management making her a valuable asset to our business office and F&I department. Her dedication to detail and passion for excellence ensures smooth sailing for our buyers and sellers.
866-490-5297 (ext 119)
Jacob (Jake) has always been fascinated by the technology and mechanics behind boats, and was thus inspired to pursue an education in marine engineering. Boats were a big part of Jake’s life growing up and he is actually the third generation in his family to pursue a career in the boating industry. With boating in his blood, Jake has acquired skills and knowledge over the years that help him keep customers enjoying the water care-free and problem-free. Jake’s work ethic, passion and personal goal of 100% customer satisfaction makes him an incredibly valuable asset to the JBYS service team and to all of our customers.
866-490-5297 (ext 125)
cell: (586) 703-5779
Doug is a lifetime native of St. Clair Shores, MI and has been boating throughout the Great Lakes for as long as he can remember. He started his career in the insurance business, and after nearly 20 years decided to pursue his true passion and made the move to boat sales. Since then, he has never looked back! Doug has been selling boats and yachts since 2006 and offers vast industry knowledge and experience. During the summer months, Doug and his wife live aboard their classic Chris Craft Commander. Doug genuinely understands the boating lifestyle which is why he always goes above and beyond to help his clients find the right boat to live their boating dream.
866-490-5297 (ext 162)
cell: (312) 545-0440
Sam was born and raised in Chicago, and is a member of an extremely enthusiastic boating family. He grew up boating throughout the Great Lakes, his family owning numerous vessels throughout the years, including four Sunseeker Yachts purchased from JBYS. Having spent so much time aboard and operating a vast array of boats, Sam brings to the team a wide range of experience and expertise. He has a degree in hospitality and entrepreneurship from DePaul University and also holds a USCG 100 Ton Captain’s License. Sam spent six years working in crew and marina management before shifting his focus to boat sales. When Sam isn’t boating, he enjoys playing sports and fishing. Sam is proud to share the passion of boating his family instilled in him with others, and takes great pride in helping his customers experience the wonders of life on the water.
866-490-5297 (ext 127)
cell: (414) 460-9171
Sean’s passion for boating started at an early age growing up on the water and volunteering for the Coast Guard. His passion led him to begin selling luxury boats on the Great Lakes in 2000 and he hasn’t looked back. Sean’s priority is to make the boat delivery experience one above the ordinary. His approach is through forming strong relationships and listening to client’s needs. Sean takes a family first approach to his professional career and is proud to have so many of his client’s families form strong friendships with his own family. Sean has delivered boats up to 110’ from the Great Lakes to Italy and is looking forward to helping you with an extraordinary boating experience.
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