Mike Aiello entered the marine industry in 1985 with Merit Marine, one of MarineMax’s first acquisitions

MarineMax has announced that Mike Aiello will be the company’s new national director of special projects.

Aiello entered the marine industry in 1985 with Merit Marine, a business that was one of the first acquisitions by MarineMax in 1999.

He was appointed a regional president and later corporate vice president. He has overseen MarineMax operations in his home state of New Jersey as well as four other East coast and mid-West states in addition to assisting in five MarineMax acquisitions.

“Mike’s accounting background and operations experience will be beneficial as we continue to grow. We are excited for his contributions throughout the company,” said Kyle Langbehn, MarineMax vice president of operations, in a company statement.