Tri-State Marine Receives Grady-White's 2020 Admiral's Circle Award


Grady-White Boats Recognizes Success of Tri-State Marine with Prestigious Admiral’s
Circle Award for Model Year 2020
GREENVILLE, NC: Grady-White Boats is proud to announce Tri-State Marine of Deale,
MD, has been awarded membership in the Grady-White Boats Admiral’s Circle for model year
2020, in recognition of exceptional achievement in both sales and customer service.
The Admiral’s Circle Award is reserved for the dealerships in the Grady-White network
that have achieved the top tier in retail sales, and simultaneously provided world-class customer
service to their customers for the model year. This is the 22st year that Tri-State Marine has
earned this special honor.
“Tri-State Marine has shown their dedication to their customers by demonstrating
exceptional attention to detail in all aspects of the sales and service experience,” stated Joey
Weller, Grady-White’s Vice President of Sales. “Grady-White is very pleased and honored to
have Tri-State Marine representing our brand. Their expertise in our fine products along with
providing incredible service for their customers sets a standard that other dealers strive to
replicate.” said Weller.
Founded in 1959, Grady-White Boats builds 26 models from 18 to 45 feet at its 500,000
sq. ft. facility in Greenville, NC and has been manufacturing a variety of versatile, premium,
high-quality sportfishing and coastal family boats for over 60 years. The company has been
under continuous private ownership since 1968 by Eddie Smith, NMMA Hall of Fame member.
Grady-White has been awarded every third-party customer satisfaction award ever presented in
the marine industry, including the National Marine Manufacturers Association Customer
Satisfaction Index award for all 18 years the recognition has been granted. The company was
awarded Highest Ranked Customer Satisfaction in the Coastal Fishing boats segment by J.D.
Power Associates for all eight years that studies were conducted in the marine industry. Learn
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