Resume of Jim Bronstien
Marine Business Advisors 2007-present
An advisory/consulting firm for new and existing businesses, primarily engaged in the marine industry.
Saunders Yachtworks 2008-present
The largest boatyard in the Gulf Coast region, with locations in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Tres Niñas Boat Rental 2012-present
Costa Rica’s first and only boat rental business based out of Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, Costa Rica
Marina Palms (d/b/a US Marinas) 2012-present
Miami based marina management company, owned in partnership with Brazilian businessman.
Marina Pez Vela 2007-2010
Major Costa Rican based marina development project. 3rd marina in country to be built. Active partner to open first phase.
Broward Marine 2006-2007
Chief Operating Officer
Well-known Yacht builder in Ft. Lauderdale. Engaged during transition to new business owner.
Rybovich 1984 -2005
President/Owner 10 years
COO/Vice President Marketing 11 years
One of the most prominent and well-known boatyards, marina and custom boat manufacturing businesses in the country.
Bachelor of Science in School of Business
Degrees in Finance and Marketing
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Numerous on-going seminars and personal development courses
PRIMARY COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP:
Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council–Senior Board Member
Red Cross—Palm Beach Area Region–Former Board Chairman
Palm Beach County Film Commission–Former Board Chairman
Rotary Club of Palm Beach–Past-President
SunFest of Palm Beach County–Past-President
PRIMARY INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP:
Marine Industries Ass’n of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC)–Founding Board member, Past-President, Recipient of Member of Year Award
Marine Industry Association South Florida (MIASF)–Former Board member
American Boat Builders and Repairer’s Association (ABBRA)–Past-President, Recipient of President’s Award
International Marina and Boatyard Conference (IMBC)–Co-creator
Marine Industry Conferences/Training Programs–Frequent presenter