Founder & President
Marc has lived and worked in and around the speech topics for school students water for his entire life. Born in Staten Island, NY and raised in the seashore town of Scituate, MA, Marc became an early entrepreneur when he started a landscaping business to pay for his jet-ski racing. He began his career in the Scituate Harbormaster’s office, quickly rising to become the youngest ever Assistant Harbormaster and launching a new boat launch service in Scituate Harbor. There, he gained valuabl seamanship s kills that he would utilize throughout his life. Eventually, Marc moved to Florida, working as a dock attendant at the prestigious Pier 66, eventually attending Sea School and obtaining his Captain’s license. While he did move back to Boston briefly to run larger boats and upgrade his CG license to 100T Master Near Coastal, Marc eventually returned to Florida. While at Boat U.S. in Fort Lauderdale, Marc captained boats, performed salvage, and worked as a freelance captain delivering yachts up and down the eastern seaboard. Marc even made an Atlantic Crossing onboard a 139ft Feadship. While project managing a refit in a boatyard, Marc sowed the seeds for launching MPI to provide South Florida with the ultimate one-stop-shop for Yacht Management & Maintenance. Since 1997, MPI has grown to become the premier marine service company in South Florida that provides, Yacht Management and Maintenance, Marine Electronics, Audio/Video and Networking, and Emergency and Crisis services. Marc also co-founded the marine security, monitoring, tracking and surveillance company Paradox Marine, now known as GOST. He also started and is partnered with his cousin in a boatyard, Scituate Boat Works, in his hometown of Scituate, MA.
In his free time Marc spends time with his family, boating or flying. Marc volunteers with Challenge Air, an organization providing special needs children a chance to fly, with Wounded Warriors to fly wounded war VETs to & from their destination, and with Pilot N Paws to fly pets all over the country to prevent euthanization. Marc holds and maintains a 100T Master Near Coastal Captain license and a Private Pilot License with an instrument rating. Marc went to Wentworth Institute and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Construction Management.