Two industry veterans join LMC

Oct 17, 2018 by Triton Staff

Lauderdale Marine Center has appointed Colin Kiley as executive vice president and Jeff Partin as director of business development.

Kiley brings more than 30 years of experience in the marine industry to his position at LMC, where he will manage all aspects of the customer experience including sales, business development, marketing, guest services and contractor relations, according to a company statement. He most recently served as president of Nautical Structures Industries.

Colin Kiley

Prior to that, he served with LMC President and CEO Doug West as vice president of sales and marketing and chief supply chain management officer at Rybovich Boat Co. He studied mechanical engineering at Tulane University and project management at Nova Southeastern University.

Jeff Partin

Partin brings 28 years of marine industry experience to his position at LMC, where he is responsible for seeking out new business opportunities, negotiating and maintaining business relationships, and working with the sales team to increase market share and improve customer experience and retention.

His industry experience includes being a captain and project manager, and 15 years in brokerage, most recently with Superyacht Sales and Charter. He serves on the board of directors of the International Yacht Brokers Association and is chairman of the IYBA Ethics Committee, annual golf tournament, and east and west coast sales summits.

LMC is a 65-acre facility with a boatyard. marina and marine service center. For more information, visit


Related Articles

Triton survey on the docks: What’s your favorite onboard snack?

What’s your favorite onboard snack? Today’s question of the day took a simple, somewhat silly tone. We were curious to learn just what crew nibbled on throughout the day.

Schools add training options

Several maritime training schools have introduced new programs during the Monaco show. Here are a few: The 70-year-old Warsash Maritime Academy near London has teamed up with Southampton Solent …

Crew’s Mess: Any pot in a storm

Crew’s Mess: Any pot in a storm

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Recently, I delivered a Viking 52 C from Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico, to Miami with Capt. Devon Tull as my co-captain. We pulled

Ferretti moves into LMC

Ferretti moves into LMC

Ferretti Group North America has signed a multi-year lease for office, shop and slip space at the 65-acre Lauderdale Marine Center on the New River in Ft. Lauderdale. One

Money to dredge proposed

A budget subcommittee in the U.S. Senate has recommended the  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers receive a record $1 billion in fiscal 2014 to dredge federal navigation channels, including

ACR introduces new AISLINK CB1

ACR introduces new AISLINK CB1

Ft. Lauderdale-based ACR Electronics has broadened its range of maritime safety devices with the introduction of its new Class A and Class B Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) transceivers. The …