Troy has a passion for the water and boating that started at an early age while growing up on the coast of Virginia and enjoying the Chesapeake Bay area. Troy was born in Hampton and raised in York County, VA. He comes to Bluewater Yacht Sales with a broad and diverse combination of sales experience.
A graduate of East Carolina University, Troy quickly gained a lot of experience in the sports management field performing an internship with Richmond Braves. During the completion of his Master’s Degree from Old Dominion University, he worked with the Fiesta Bowl. Troy continued his career in sports management as the Assistant General Manager of the Peninsula Pilots Baseball Club. He then accepted a position with the Norfolk Tides Baseball Club. He served various roles over the decade he worked for the program including selling sponsorships, facilities, and game day events.
Troy then expanded his sales career experience selling and promoting spirits. He worked and sold for Southern Wine & Spirits in Greensboro, NC covering the central part of the state. He then transitioned to State Manager at Republic National Distributing in Richmond, VA for six years selling various top selling products and managing a sales team of eight representatives. Troy most recently worked with Zing Zang drink mixes in the positions of CEO and Sales Director for the Northeast US.
Troy has always had a fondness for being near the coast and boating. He has merged his passion with his career and helped to organize Bacardi’s involvement as a sponsor of Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament and riding as crew for several boats for a number of years.
Troy resides in Seaford, VA and is passionate about the coastal lifestyle and all it has to offer to boat enthusiasts. His interests include boating, fishing, and watching all types of sports. He has volunteered at Wake Forest University since 2003 as their media relations liaison for most home football games. He has also assisted the Atlantic Coast Conference in working various sports championships.
Troy has been a boat owner since he was 14 years old and he looks forward to representing his clients that share the same passion he holds for boating.