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Marinemax Director Of Human Resources Recognized By Boating Industry

CLEARWATER, FL (June 24, 2024)  – Dawn Hunt, MarineMax Director of Human Resources, was recently named to Boating Industry's 2024 Women Making Waves in their June issue. Dawn stood out among more than 100 well-qualified nominations submitted for the annual program, which recognizes women in the recreational boating industry who contribute to its success, propel its growth, and lead their organizations and peers into the future. Dawn Hunt comments, "Being recognized by Boating Industry Magazine as one of the 2024 Women Making Waves is an incredible honor. At MarineMax, I've been fortunate to work with a fantastic team that shares my commitment to fostering a supportive and thriving work environment. I am passionate about not only advancing our company but also elevating the entire boating industry. I look forward to continuing this journey and making a positive impact for years to come."      
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    Dawn has played a pivotal role in shaping the work environment at MarineMax. Her 30 years of experience have been instrumental in implementing policies and procedures that align with the company's culture and values. Her championing of innovative HR practices has created a supportive atmosphere for team members, prioritizing safety, health benefits, and open communication. Dawn's approachability and commitment to hearing and addressing team members' concerns have made her a respected figure in the company. 

Beth Garland, Senior Vice President of People Strategy, comments, "Dawn's leadership has been pivotal in integrating HR procedures during OEM/Manufacturer acquisitions, enhancing operational efficiency and best practices. Her commitment extends beyond her role as she strives to elevate the entire boating industry." Throughout her career at MarineMax, Dawn has navigated the challenges of a male-dominated industry with resilience and dedication. She has driven the growth of one of the largest HR departments in the boating industry and consistently promotes continued education and data-driven decision-making. Outside of work, Dawn and her husband enjoy outdoor activities with their Boston Terrier, Piper. 
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