Resume of Jim Bronstien


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Professional Experience


Marine Business Advisors                                                         2007-present

Owner                                                                                               

An advisory/consulting firm for new and existing businesses, primarily engaged in the marine industry.

Saunders Yachtworks                                                                2008-present

Shareholder/Board Chairman                                                        

The largest boatyard in the Gulf Coast region, with locations in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Tres Niñas Boat Rental                                                            2012-present 

Owner

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

Partner

Miami based marina management company, owned in partnership with Brazilian businessman.

Marina Pez Vela                                                                             2007-2010

Development Partner                                                    

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.

EDUCATION:        

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

 


 

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