Member Profile: George Whitehouse September 26, 2016
In his new role at the nation’s largest yacht repair facility, marine industry veteran George Whitehouse, Director of Business Development at Lauderdale Marine Center, is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive and targeted business development practices and strategic marketing plans including defining target customers and developing sales strategies. He brings with him many years of industry experience and knowledge of various aspects of yachting and has served as a mentor to many of the industry’s leading large yacht captains.
Most recently, Whitehouse was director of business development with MTN Satellite Communications in Miramar, Fla. and vice president of business development and sales for Rybovich in West Palm Beach, Fla. Whitehouse has captained multiple superyachts including the 70 meter (230ft) Oceanfast M/Y Floridian. In addition, he has managed several complex yacht builds and refits and marina and harbor construction projects.
Whitehouse currently maintains both USCG 1600 and MCA 3000 GRT licenses and is a graduate of State University College at Cortland, New York.