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Hear From Our Leaders

As the Safe Harbor network continues to rapidly expand, we’re always welcoming new teammates to the family.

In an effort to help our newest teammates better understand the organization and put a face with a name, we’ve created the videos below that feature members of our executive team.

Baxter Underwood

I’ve been with Safe Harbor since December 2015 and my favorite part of working for the company is, without question, the amazing collection of people that make up our team.

I am tremendously excited about building something new that has never existed in the world before and the creativity and freedom in that.

Chief Executive Officer

Gavin McClintock

I joined Safe Harbor in February of 2016 and my favorite part of working at Safe Harbor is the people. We’ve really built something special together that wasn’t here before.

It’s a privilege to see the very different departments of Safe Harbor harmoniously feed off of each other’s energy and work together to advance the marina industry and create a better on-the-water experience for our Members. It’s a vivid three-dimensional business experience and education.

Chief Financial Officer

Katheryn Burchett

I have been with Safe Harbor since November 2018 and my favorite part of working for the company is our amazing team.

I am most excited to work alongside such a talented team to build our company together, learning every day.

Chief Operations Officer - Domestic Marinas

Brad Alesi

I started with Safe Harbor in November of 2018 and my favorite part of working for the company is the opportunity to build something unprecedented, alongside amazing teammates, to bring joy to boaters and enable awesome memories they will carry forever.

Professionally, I strive to serve, inspire, and encourage others to achieve more than they believed was possible.

Chief Marketing Officer

John Ray

I have worked with Safe Harbor since January of 2017 and joined as an employee in January 2018. I enjoy being a part of the team and participating in building a 100-year lifestyle brand.

I am excited about the opportunity to work with all stakeholders of Safe Harbor Marinas to ensure everyone has a great experience.

Chief Transaction Officer

Peter Clark

I’ve been with Safe Harbor since October 2017 and my favorite part of working for the company is the exposure to a wide range of project development opportunities and the ability to work with an outstanding group of marina professionals.

I am most excited about the process of building the best marina portfolio in the world with Safe Harbor.

Chief Development Officer

Meagan Thompson

I started with Safe Harbor in January 2017 and by far my favorite part of working with the company is the people. I work with some of the most amazing people around from the Dallas office to the marinas. Everyone is friendly, dedicated, and energized about the company.

I’m excited about working for a company that’s growing as fast as we are. Every new addition brings challenges and opportunities to learn something new. We’re building a network of marinas, the first of its kind. What’s not to be excited about?

Chief Accounting Officer
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Tim Sargent

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I have been with Safe Harbor since January of 2021 as part of the acquisition of Safe Harbor Rybovich. My favorite part of working for the company is collaborating with the teammates I have met since the acquisition and having the opportunity to grow the company within the International Marina space.

I am most excited about supporting our teammates to allow them to serve our Members with excellence.

Chief Operations Officer - International Marinas
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James​ Phyfe

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I have been in the marina industry since my first summer job at Pilots Point when I was 16 years old but I have been in my current position at Safe Harbor since May of 2008. I love being part of a team that is doing something that has never been done before.

We are bringing the professionalism and quality experience that our fragmented industry deserves. I am excited to see how far we have come and where we will end up.

Chief Resource Officer
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Omar Soto

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I have been part of Safe Harbor since December 2020 with the acquisition of Safe Harbor Rybovich in West Palm Beach. By far my favorite part of working for Safe Harbor is how people have come together to create something that has never been done before.  The passion and excitement to do the right thing for our Members and teammates is exciting to see in action.

I am excited about expanding the use of technology to create processes and systems that can support our Members and teammates.

Chief Information Officer
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David Glass

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I joined Safe Harbor in March of 2017 and my favorite part of working for the company is the extraordinary people I’ve come to appreciate and admire.  I am truly blessed to be working with so many interesting and talented teammates.

I am excited by each improvement initiative Safe Harbor implements with success while providing service excellence to our valued Members & partners.  Operating as one team, we consistently bring out the very best in each other and that is simply inspiring and remarkable.

Chief Improvement Officer