Originally from Okemos, Michigan, after high school, George made his way to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to pursue Great Lakes Boat Building School’s Comprehensive Career Boat Building program. After he graduated, he worked on wooden boat restoration, mechanicals, and day to day marina work at Viking Boat Harbor in Cedarville.
During the past couple of years, George refit, lived on, and sailed his Tartan 27 named “Wildheart”. During his free time, you can find George sailing around the le Cheneaux Islands, surfing, snowboarding, and woodworking.
- Born in: Okemos, Michigan
- Graduated: Great Lakes Boat Building School
- Favorite projects to work on: Anything and everything!
- Favorite Fundamental: #15- Keep Things Fun!
- Best thing about working at Van Dam: How tight-nit the crew is.
Meet More Of The Team
Erika Vice President
Jeremy Worldwide Sales Manager
Chad Design Manager & Project Manager
Matt Project Manager
Jesse Metal Shop Foreman
Nick Metal Craftsman
Thor Master Craftsman
Dave Project Lead
George Apprentice Craftsman
Trevor Paint Shop Foreman
Adam Apprentice Paint & Varnish
Alex Apprentice Paint & Varnish
Scott Apprentice Paint & Varnish
Derek Paint & Varnish Apprentice
Jessica Office Manager / Marketing Coordinator
Dave Handyman & Grill Master
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