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Jacksonville Freedom Boat Club recognized best in the nation
Jacksonville Freedom Boat Club recognized best in the nation

     Venice, Fla. –Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville received multiple awards, including Franchise of the Year, at the company’s recently held annual conference in Fort Myers, Fla.

       Freedom Boat Club (FBC) Jacksonville, owned and managed by Lisa Almeida and Kevin Seeling, operates in three locations: Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra.

    FBC, the nation’s oldest and largest boat club, was founded in 1989 and has more than 16,000 members. The club operates in more than 148 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

     Almeida and Seelig, who took over the struggling Jacksonville franchise in 2012, were recognized overall top performance for 2017. In addition, FBC’s George Biastre was named Membership Executive of the Year.

      “We are very pleased to recognize Lisa Almeida, Kevin Seelig, George Biastre and the entire team for an outstanding year,” said FBC President John Giglio. “Their hard work and effort in growing the club and marketing the brand, coupled with their recent expansion into Ponte Vedra and their high level of commitment to providing excellent member service, placed this franchise in a league all its own.”  

     The Jacksonville franchise also received recognition as a two-year member of the National Marketing Advisory Council, and for its participation as a National Charity Marketing Partner in behalf of its contributions for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

      “We love what we do and I think it is reflected in our commitment to customer service,” Almeida said. “When our members are happy we are happy. And now all of us who are part of Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville have a special reason to celebrate together.

      “We are thrilled to have earned this national recognition”

     For more information about FBC Jacksonville, call 904 239-0590

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