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Our Company

ABOUT MARICORP US

MariCorp U.S. was established in 2003. We are dedicated to superior customer service, as well as offering products that are engineered to deliver the highest quality. Our floating boat dock systems are known for structural integrity, outlasting our competitors’ products.

Our team members have the experience and product knowledge to ensure your project is completed correctly and in a timely manner. At MariCorp U.S. our success is attributed to consistently meeting and exceeding our customer’s expectations.

Please call us to arrange a personal tour at one of our project sites and/or at our facilities.

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Our Team

  • Scott Fitzpatrick
    Scott Fitzpatrick
    CEO
  • Kyle Wilkerson
    Kyle Wilkerson
    President/COO
  • Ron Snelson
    Ron Snelson
    VP of Administration/CFO
  • Luis Cuestas
    Luis Cuestas
    IT & Marketing Manager
  • Melanie Ashby
    Melanie Ashby
    VP of Business Development
  • Garrett Graham
    Garrett Graham
    Purchasing & Logistics Manager
  • Robert Harty
    Robert Harty
    Regional Account Manager
  • Robert Strode
    Robert Strode
    Regional Account Manager
  • Aaron Wahlert
    Aaron Wahlert
    Sales Account Manager
  • Roger Ross
    Roger Ross
    Regional Account Manager

MEMBERSHIPS

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Scott Fitzpatrick
CEO

In 2003, Scott Fitzpatrick founded MariCorp U.S. as a marine repair firm. This was a natural progression for Scott given he grew up actively involved in several family marine industry businesses in and around Shell Knob, Missouri.

With a superb team, MariCorp U.S. has grown from a regional marine contractor to having products coast-to-coast. Scott has focused on the inland commercial marina design/build market, and has overseen the company as it entered the marine general contracting and government contracting markets.

In addition, Scott developed MariCorp U.S.’s subsidiary brand Air Port Boatlifts™, in order to provide a cost effective boatlift package for marina customers who are in the market for a dock product as well as boatlift products.

Scott serves in the Missouri House of Representatives, and represents the people of Barry, Lawrence and Stone counties. Scott is Vice Chair of the House Budget Committee, the Vice Chair of the Fiscal Review Committee, and a member of the Employment Security Committee, the Government Oversight and Accountability Committee and the Joint Committee on Legislative Research.

Scott holds five Marine General Contractor’s licenses for MariCorp Southeast, our General Contracting Affiliate, in the states of Arizona, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana and Alabama. He has aided in or overseen the design and/or building of marinas and docks in various climates and in most of the 50 states. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Business Management. He lives in Cassville, Missouri, and is an active member in all major Marina Associations including AMI, MRA, KMA, TMA, OMA, MAT and SOBA, as well as many events and associations in and around Shell Knob, Missouri.

Kyle Wilkerson
President/COO

MariCorp U.S. President and Chief Operating Officer, Kyle Wilkerson, is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of company-wide sales, production and installation.

Kyle joined MariCorp U.S. in 2007 as a Regional Project Development Manager, bringing with him experience as a sales associate in many different industries, extensive background in new construction methods, and insurance knowledge.

Kyle’s marine product knowledge and work ethic quickly made him a prominent member of the MariCorp U.S. sales staff.

In 2012, Kyle was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to running the daily plant operations, Kyle regularly inspects ongoing project sites, and maintains close relationships with marina owners.

Kyle graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management. Kyle commutes weekly between the MariCorp U.S. plant in Shell Knob, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri where his wife and child reside.

Kyle also dedicates countless hours supporting the local Kansas City community through his efforts with the Kansas City Chiefs Red Coaters.

Ron Snelson
VP of Administration/CFO

Ron Snelson joined the Maricorp U.S. team in 2015. He began his accounting career at Silver Dollar City and H&R Block, while still attending college. His experience also includes governmental accounting as the Treasurer for the City of Hollister, and Assistant Treasurer for Taney County; a Jackson-Hewitt franchise owner; an employee of a public accounting firm; and Controller for a timeshare and land development company with resorts, housing, restaurants and shops in multiple states.

He is a 30-year resident of the Tri-Lakes, Missouri area, and is currently a resident of Branson where he and his wife live. Originally from Illinois, he attended College of the Ozarks and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.

Luis Cuestas
IT & Marketing Manager

Luis joined Maricorp U.S. in 2007 with more than 20 years of advertising, marketing, and visual media promotions and development.

Luis brings a varied background to his role having worked as a multi-media web producer and IT cross platform management specialist in manufacturing, digital photographer, and digital video editing. He designed the first digital photo studio in the United States and presented for Apple Computer regarding digital video editing. Luis has also been a speaker and trainer for the Professional Photographers Association.

Luis is responsible for product presentations, website management, product promotions, industry research, product development assistance, proposal development management, technical sales calls, cloud computing, and company network management.

Melanie Ashby
VP of Business Development

Melanie joined MariCorp U.S. in December 2009 as Vice President of Business Development as a result of her success freelancing for the company as a research analyst and opportunity developer.

Her current duties include sales team management, market research, market analysis, new business development and product development.

Melanie is invaluable aiding in new marina design as well as product research and development because of her extensive knowledge of boat docks and marinas, the environments they reside in, and the needs of marina owners and boaters. Additionally, she has been a great resource to our customers due to her knowledge of the intricacies of regulatory agencies, their practices and procedures.

Melanie brings a varied professional background to her position. She parlayed her agriculture degree from Missouri State University into leading an arboriculture business for nearly 14 years. She then became a Real Estate Broker specializing in recreational real estate development and sales, commercial and residential real estate sales, and REO asset marketing. Then, she discovered a passion for the maritime industry focusing on analytical market research specifically for marina construction and land development before joining the MariCorp U.S. team.

Garrett Graham
Purchasing & Logistics Manager

Garrett Graham was one of the first employees of MariCorp U.S.

Garrett has worked within many aspects of the company including dock construction, sales, project management and now purchasing and logistics.

His thorough understanding of the different aspects within the business makes him a prominent manager. As Purchasing and Logistics Manager, Garrett is responsible for implementing procurement strategies and policies, as well as working with vendors to oversee the transportation of goods and supplies.

Garrett is a graduate of Missouri State University.

Robert Harty
Regional Account Manager

Robert Harty began his career selling marinas and equipment, and has accumulated more than 30 years in the marine industry. In addition, his experience in real estate, hotel and resort management, and previous work with Fortune 500 companies, helps him design and configure hundreds of modern marinas throughout the United States.

Traveling across the eastern and southern United States, Robert works with architects, contractors, marina owners, insurance companies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to ensure profitable project implementation.

Robert has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Robert Strode
Regional Account Manager

In the mid 1980’s, Robert began selling and designing docks and marinas in the Midwest, building projects in Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa. He has built well over 10,000 boat slips in the Midwest.

Robert attended Marina Design and Maintenance classes at the University of Wisconsin for several years and has presented maintenance seminars for the Marina Institute.

Aaron Wahlert
Sales Account Manager

Aaron joined MariCorp U.S. in 2015 and brought with him his experience as a Sales Account Manager/Estimator for Arning Companies, a large canopy builder and supplier working with companies like Sonic Drive-In, Wendy’s and Panda Express.

As a Sales Account Manager at Maricorp U.S. he prepares bids, reviews engineered drawings, manages accounts, and assists with customer service. Aaron services MariCorp’s local markets and works closely with the US Army Corps of Engineers to obtain permits on behalf of our customers. Aaron manages the sales and installation of our Air Port Boatlift Systems product line.

Aaron studied Business Management at Ozarks Technical Community College. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending his free time hunting and fishing.

Roger Ross
Regional Account Manager

With over 30 years of experience in marina design and layout, Roger Ross has been involved in projects throughout the midwest, central, and southern United States, including multi-million dollar, world-class marinas.

His broad experience includes working on projects on lakes and rivers with all types of environmental issues and conditions as well as all types of anchorage designs and systems. Roger works to exceed customer expectations by turning an idea or a rough sketch into a completed and profitable marina ready to moor boats of all sizes. Roger has experience with new project market evaluation.