Our Crew

Shawn Talpey launched his marine industry career in 2009 after spending 14 years in key leadership roles in the automotive industry. Prior to launching Emerald Coast Marine in 2015 with Keri Doscher, he served in…
Keri Doscher is a marine industry veteran, having launched her industry career in 2000. She originally worked on the manufacturer side with Chaparral and Robalo Boats at their world headquarters in Georgia, supporting both the…

Jeff Henley

Operations Manager
Jeff Henley took all the experienced gained from a highly successful 14-year stint in automotive sales and management and parlayed it in 2011 to launch a career he’s passionate about in the marine industry. Prior…

Davied Lunsford

Sales Manager - Niceville
Davied Lunsford is the Sales Manager for ECM Group’s Niceville, FL headquarters location. He is a positive team leader who is responsible for client relations, internal training and boat orders. A proud military veteran, he…

Eric McFarlane

Yacht Sales & Brokerage Manager
Eric McFarlane launched his career in the yacht business in 1990. He has been fishing and boating in Florida waters for more than 40 years and brings an extensive background in boat and yacht sales…
Prior to joining the executive team at Emerald Coast Marine Center in 2017, Jeff Orbin enjoyed a highly successful career as a partner in a design and branding firm in St. Louis where he consulted…
Besides his notable career in the marine industry which has included top sales and service management roles, Bob Peavler has distinguished himself professionally as a general manager, service manager, sales manager, sales trainer and a…

Chris Williams

Assistant Marina Manager
Chris Williams has been actively engaged in the marine industry since 2002. He learned the ropes firsthand by working on the docks and over time, invested in himself and his career through hard work and…

Annamarie Worrell

Boat Club & Special Events Coordinator
Annamarie Worrell has spent nearly 15 years in the marine industry at both the national and regional level. She worked for the National Marine Manufacturers Association in boat show operations with key responsibilities for major…
Ben launched his marine industry career in 2002 as a lot porter, supporting a busy marina venue. His hard work and dedication led to new opportunities as he learned all aspects of marina operations and…
Justin Rodriguez launched his career at Emerald Coast Marine and is pleased to serve as Parts Advisor, with the responsibility to assist customers in sourcing their parts needs. It’s a job he thoroughly enjoys ……

Johnny Richardson

Shop Foreman
Johnny Richardson has worked in the boating industry in Northwest Florida since 2003. He is a well known and highly respected service professional who has earned top distinctions as a Yamaha Master Certified Technician, Mercury…
As the Accounts Manager at Emerald Coast Marine Group, Kelly oversees the dry storage and wet slip contracts, vendor accounts and accounting functions for the marina and dealership divisions. Kelly has worked in the marine…