Captain Bruce H. Blomgren, has been a successful businessman, entrepreneur, Capt. Blomgren has spent many years in Real Estate and Marina development.
He piloted corporate marketing for the Walt Disney Company’s land development subsidiary, and he became founder and Chief Executive of America’s first “chain” of yacht marinas in the U.S., and a unique international waterfront development.
As the first American company to “collect” marinas, he formed a chain of marinas linked by common management and precise operation procedures.
He continues to set standards of customer service that remain industry models.
Captain Blomgren has years of experience in all aspects of the marina industry including: marina feasibility and water transportation, marina designs and operation/management.
He has provided management solutions for 70 marinas in eight states, building a reputation for customer service, expanded earnings thought profit centers, slip absorption marketing and personnel training.
He has provided services to more than 550 clients in 13 countries
Earlier, Bruce served Gerald Ford as an Advance Executive in the hotly contested presidential campaign.
Prior to this assignment, he served Missouri Governor Christopher Bond as Press Secretary and Illinois Governor Richard Ogilvie as Assistant Press Secretary as well as anchoring weekend ABC radio news.
He regularly speaks and writes on the topics of waterfront and residential/resort development.
Bruce is a United States Coast Guard licensed Master Captain has raced both sailboats and powerboats and claimed the Southeast Offshore Powerboat Stock Division Championship.
Bruce was honored by his inclusion in Boating Industry’s 75th anniversary list of historical Marina Movers and Shakers.
Books by Captain Bruce H. Blomgren