Joe serves as president and has overall responsibility for management of the company. He handles the day-to-day activities in the upper gulf coast region. As part of his corporate responsibility, Joe manages the brand relationships with the Marquis, Carver, Cruisers Yachts and Tiara manufacturers. He is a strong industry advocate, maintaining positions on the advisory councils for these brands, and he continues to maintain an active role in the National Marine Manufacturers Association. He and his wife, Jennifer have two children, Maria and Joseph.
Carmine’s primary focus is on the sales organization for Galati Yacht Sales. He manages new, preowned, and brokerage product on a day-to-day basis. He also maintains the corporate relationship with Viking Yachts, Princess Yachts and Viking Custom boat lines. Carmine is a director of the Florida Yacht Brokers Association where he is very involved in supporting the criteria for the Certified Professional Yacht Brokers exam. Additionally, Carmine is a board member on the dealer council for the Marine Industry Dealer Certification program established as part of the Grow Boating initiative of the Marine Industries Assoc. His wife, Jane directs all of the marketing and advertising for the company. Carmine and Jane have three sons, Michael, Carmine Jr. and Nicholas.
Fran’s commitment and passion for both her family and this business that makes us all proud to be members of Team Galati. As the head of human resources, Fran manages the needs of over 175 team members. She plans, organizes and supervises all aspects of training, policy and procedural standards and compensation. Properly trained team members are essential to our ability to fulfill our company mission and Fran works hard to develop each and every employee, ensuring that they have all of the tools necessary to succeed. Fran has two children, Angela and Jay Dee.
Mike is constantly focused on just one thing, the overall customer experience after the sale. Mike manages the day-to-day operations of our customer support team throughout the organization. His top-down, bottom-up style has cleared the way for sharing best practices daily, making sure that we are always improving our service product and that our customers are always happy with their Galati Yacht Sales experience. Mike’s approach to relationship building with our many suppliers is of textbook quality. His many years of working positively to build those relationships with our suppliers has resulted in our ability to consistently perform at a level that is the highest in the marine industry today. He and his wife, Mary, have three children, Emma, Michael III and Julie Ann.
Chris manages the daily activities of our Anna Maria yacht basin as well as company business as it relates to fishing. Fishing has always been his passion and he does an incredible job as the company demo captain. Chris has many victories and even world records to boast about. These accomplishments are a testament to our passion for fishing as well as for conservation through our sponsorship of many release tournaments. Chris and his wife, Kellie, have twins, Anna Maria and Christopher.