Freedom Boat Club Names New Director Of Franchise Sales

Freedom Boat Club Names New Director Of Franchise Sales

Venice, FL, September 1, 2015 – After a nationwide search, Freedom Boat Club has appointed David Aldrich to become its full-time director of franchise sales. In this capacity, Aldrich will focus on targeting and further developing key markets throughout North America where the Freedom Boat Club model fits.

“This is an important post in our long-term growth strategy for Freedom Boat Club,” said Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio. “We believe David’s extensive management sales experience, vast North American marine industry connections and overall qualifications are ideally suited to this position and the goals we have established.”

Aldrich brings nearly 30 years of sales and management experience to Freedom Boat Club, having worked with multiple major marine industry leaders including Brunswick Corp, Pro-Line/Donzi, Bombardier, Chris Craft and Regal Marine, among others. He has worked directly and boated in many regional markets including New England, the Northwest, Mountain States, California and the Southeast, offering a strong base of boating knowledge and contacts.    

“I have followed and observed Freedom Boat Club for many years and see this as a tremendous opportunity to be involved in one of the top areas of growth for the boating industry,” said Aldrich. “Freedom Boat Club is nearing the 100-club franchise milestone and we expect to double our growth in the future. It’s exciting to be part of this dynamic organization and I look forward to contributing to its continued success.”

Freedom Boat Club is the nation’s oldest and largest boat club, with 10,000+ members in 19 states. Freedom Boat Club has recently added a dozen new franchises in 2015, and currently has 92 club locations coast-to-coast, sporting a fleet of 950 boats.

For more information about franchise opportunities, visit or contact David Aldrich at (843) 368-1103 or email


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