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Welcome to the National Marine Lenders Association
The National Marine Lenders Association (NMLA) was formed in 1979 by founding directors Bill Otto, Jackie Forese, and the late Don Mattocks. It was created, and continues today, to educate current and prospective lenders in marine financing procedures, promote the extension of credit to consumer and trade borrowers, maintain alliances with industry partners, measure and report on the vitality of the marine lending market, and actively maintain networking and communication benefits for its members.
The National Marine Lenders Association is made up of banks, loan origination companies (service companies), finance companies, credit unions and other industry professionals. For visitors to this website in search of financing options, please select the FOR BOAT BUYERS tab at the top of this screen. If you are involved in marine lending and interested in becoming a member of the NMLA, please select the MEMBERS tab for an application.
Thank you for visiting this website. For additional information, please feel free to contact us at (410) 980-1401 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT - Michael Bryant
We are only a few short weeks away from our March 6th Board of Directors Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL where one of our main topics will be the upcoming 2016 Annual Lenders Conference (St. Simons Island, GA - September 25-27). Conference registration information will be finalized and emailed to our members, sponsors and past conference and workshop attendees within the next month and will also be made available shortly thereafter by clicking the "2016 Annual Lenders Conference" link at the bottom of this webpage. In addition to fine-tuning this year's conference activities, the board will also be discussing our 2016 Sponsor Benefits Program, finalizing the questions and time-line for the production of our 2016 Annual Report, making plans for NMLA's participation in the May 9-11 American Boating Congress in Washington, DC, and of course, defining our marketing plans for 2016. Looking ahead to 2017 and beyond, preliminary ideas for future conference and workshop sites will be introduced.
This year's Marine Lending Workshop (March 6-8) takes place immediately after our board meeting. Our Sunday Evening Opening Reception kicks off the event and is followed by two days of presentations and panel discussions that cover all aspects of marine lending. For those of you who have already attended one of our workshops, we hope you will spread the word to your co-workers and industry associates of the benefits of this program. And certainly, if you haven't yet joined us, this is an event everyone involved in the marine lending industry should attend. It isn't too late to register so please click the "Marine Lending Workshop" link at the bottom of this page for additional information including this year's agenda.
Invoices for NMLA membership dues for the period March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017 will be mailed during the first week of March. Payment can be handled by check or via PayPal (refer to link at the bottom of this page). Any questions regarding membership should be directed to Association Manager Robin Cottmeyer at (410) 980-1401 or email@example.com.
And finally, please join me in welcoming the new members of our 2016 Board of Directors, Nikki Bates (Intercoastal Financial Group) and Ken Jones (FirstMerit Bank). We look forward to their input and ideas at our upcoming board meeting and as members of various NMLA committees in the months and years to come.
Have a great month, everyone, especially those lucky enough to be heading to Miami for the Show!
WELCOME TO ALL OF OUR NEW 2015 MEMBERS!
CONTACT A NMLA SPONSOR COMPANY
All of our sponsor companies - banks, financial services providers, dealers, title and USCG documentation companies, marine surveyors, marine insurance companies, recovery/liquidators, maritime attorneys, and technology service providers, are involved in the marine industry. So, whether you are a current NMLA member, an industry affiliate, a boat dealer/broker, or a boat buyer, NMLA sponsors are the businesses you should be working with.
It is our pleasure to provide you with the contract information of our sponsor companies as well as a brief description of the services each one offers. Please visit our “Sponsor Links” tab at the top of this webpage.