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Dave provides gelcoat, fiberglass and many other services to our customers. He has been fixing boats most of his life. His obsession with boats began while growing up in the Lakes Area of Northwestern Minnesota. Dave honed his skills as a craftsman while owning his own construction company which built custom homes in the Land of 10,000 lakes. Dave and his wife, Barb, ended up in Key West on their sailboat in 2000. When Dave is not working on boats, he is playing the steel drums in his duo "Island Time."
John He has lived in the Keys for a few years. He has a great attitude, and is always eager to learn new skills for his tech trade. He loves working on boats. When John is not working, he spends time with his adorable children and wonderful wife who is a pastry chef. ;-)
Jennifer has been in the keys since 2009. She has a background in computer science and business management. She works closely with Judy and Bill in inventory and office management. When she's not working or volunteering, she is spending time with her dogs in Big Pine Key or you can find her on the computer researching just about everything.
Blaine She loves working on motors and being Suzuki and Yamaha factory trained, she is a tremendous asset to our team. When she is not working, she loves water activities. Especially riding the swan behind our jet boat.
Jacob is new to the Keys and to the Boat Services Group Team. He has a great work ethic and can be found at our site working hard to clean the boats, clean up work areas and also provide an extra set of hands to help our techs. He has a great sense of humor, too! In his off time he enjoys water sports and other "Keys" activities.
Bill has been around Key West forever, and wears two hats at Boat Services Group. As our service manager, Bill interfaces with customers and our technicians to ensure optimum quality and turnaround of each work order. As our parts department manager, Bill can track down even the most obscure part through his vast network,. When Bill is not helping customers with their boats, you'll find him working on his own boat.
Jo, when she is not wearing her other hat as Assistant Manager at the downtown West Marine in Key West adds a tremendous amount of value at Boat Services Group when it comes to selecting brands and components or just talking over the best approach for a customer's situation.
Judy and is Michael's mom. She our office manager and she will greet you with a smile the first time you come in the office, and remember your name every time you come back. She's the backbone of the organization, keeping track of work orders, work racks, technicians, and bookkeeping. If Judy is not in the office, you can be sure she is off traveling the world on one of her fabulous vacations.
The owners of Boat Services Group, Michael Gavito and his wife, Jo McKinney have lived in Key West since 2003. Michael's background in boat service is extensive. He is a certified ABYC marine electrical technician, qualified for boat refrigeration, air conditioning, anything electrical, and lastly, his first love, electronics.
Boat Services Group prides itself on excellence in service, and we are fully committed to getting our customers back on the water as soon as possible. Our commitment to our customers is to approach each job with integrity, honesty, and professionalism.....and our customers have shown their appreciation for our approach by trusting us with their business year after year.