Bobcaygeon, ON – Summer 2017 has proven to be a very busy one and as such Buckeye Marine is proud to announce the addition of seven new staff members who have helped us to ramp up our growing team. We encourage customers to stop in and meet these new comers face to face and experience their expertise first hand.
Josh McNeil and Aurora Cook have both joined our storage cleaning and yard maintenance department. Along with their other crew members these young staff members have helped ensure customer units were returned in top condition in the early summer and will continue to help after school to clean boats as boats come back in for storage this fall.
We have also added two delivery drivers to our roster. Peter Webb joins us full time and will be hitting the road in full force during the busy storage pick up season. Duane Lewis joins us part time with an extensive background in the marine industry. Duane will mainly focus on transporting cruisers with our hydraulic trailer as well as helping with on water deliveries.
Our technical team has been rounded out with the addition of a licensed mechanic and a student who will enroll in the marine technician apprentice program this fall. Derek Seeley joins us with extensive training and experience in the automotive industry. Not only does this allow us the ability to properly service trailers, Derek also comes having spent time in the marine tech program before switching to the automotive field. Noah McNeil started with us as a high school student, completing a co-op placement with and now having completed his high school diploma with a specialized high skills major in transportation technology this spring, Noah is set to enter the marine tech apprentice program later this year. In addition to these new team members we are also excited to announce that our latest apprentice Devin Jordan recently completed his final exam and is now a certified marine tech through the Ontario College of Trades.
Lastly, we welcome Grant Pentiricci as the newest member of our management team. Grant comes to us an extensive management background having worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies. Grant relocated with his young family to Bobcaygeon a few years ago and brings with him a great amount of knowledge and experience that will help us move our service department to even greater heights. We encourage customers to stop by Grants office and introduce themselves.
Buckeye is excited about these amazing new additions and feel that it will allow for an even better experience for its customers.