Yamaha’s Seti to chair Grow Boating Board of Directors

Earlier this month, Bryan Seti, general manager of sales and marketing, Yamaha WaterCraft Group, was elected chairperson of the Grow Boating Board of Directors during their annual meeting in Chicago.

Seti succeeds Joe Lewis, owner and general manager of Mt. Dora Boating Center, who served as chairperson from 2011 through October 2019.

Seti joined Yamaha in 1998 and leads sales and marketing for Yamaha's jet-powered boat line. Before joining Yamaha, he was director of marketing for Diamondback Bicycles.

Bryan Seti

The following Grow Boating Board directors were elected to serve as officers during the Nov. 6 meeting:

Chairperson: Bryan Seti, general manager of sales and marketing, Yamaha WaterCraft Group

Vice Chairperson: Peter Barrett, senior vice president, SmokerCraft

Secretary: David Witty, executive vice president, OneWater Marine

Treasurer: Bill Watters, president, Syntec Industries

Past Chair: Joe Lewis, owner and general manager, Mount Dora Boating Center

The Grow Boating Board of Directors is comprised of:

Boat Manufacturer Representatives

Lauren Beckstadt, Brunswick Corporation

Phil Estes, Malibu Boats LLC

Peter Barrett, SmokerCraft, Inc.

Robert Long, White River Marine Group

Engine Manufacturer Representatives

Natalie Carrera, Indmar Marine Engines

Michelle Dauchy, Mercury Marine

Susan Bonovich, Volvo Penta of the Americas

Dale Barnes, Yamaha Marine

Dealer Representatives

Matt Lodder, Marine Sales Group, Fairfield, Ohio

Larry Russo, Sr., MarineMax Russo, Medford, Mass.

Joe Lewis, Mount Dora Boating Center, Mount Dora, Fla.

David Witty, OneWater Marine, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Accessory & Component Manufacturer Representatives

Laurie Louvier, Dometic

Bill Watters, Syntec Industries

PWIA Representative

Bryan Seti, Yamaha WaterCraft Group

Discover Boating Canada Representative

Marc Duhamel, Legend Boats

At-Large Representatives

Glenn Sandridge, Bonnier Corporation

Louis Chemi, Freedom Boat Club

Michele Goldsmith, Soundings Trade Only

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