Industry veteran John Robert ‘Bob’ Long wins Alan J. Freedman Award

Published On: May 1, 2013Categories: Industry News

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has honored Bob Long, owner and CEO of Marine Concepts, with the 2013 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award.

NMMA’s Accessory Manufacturers Division introduced the award in 1984 to recognize individuals who, throughout the course of their careers, have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation.

Long has spent more than 40 years in the marine industry as a leader, innovator and champion for boating. His work includes time spent at the helm of Starcraft and Crestliner, a 17-year reign at Wellcraft Marine, and currently as owner and CEO of Marine Concepts.