“Jason Clemons has done most jobs available at the dealership, but is now general manager for Clemons Boats. Since he literally grew up at the dealership, it is hard to say how many years of experience he actually has but it is safe to say he has more than many people in the industry twice his age! He is a hard working and honest representative of the family business and takes your families boating adventures very serious! You can rest assured as you look through this page that Clemons Boats staff is well experienced and has the credentials needed to take care of our customers and keep them coming back for years to come! You can’t stay in business for 50 years without a great staff, and we have the best!”
“Bart Barnes came to us as a technician, and ran our rental department for a year before finding his passion in boat sales! Bart has an extensive background in boating from operations to technical know-how and has spent plenty of time on the water in our area. Bart has a vast knowledge of the Lake and can help you find all the local hotspots while out on your boat. Bart is very friendly, and will treat you like family from the moment you stop in to shop all the way through the process!”
“Jon Burroughs came to us last year and fits our team very well! Jon has been in the boating industry for his entire life and grew up in a boating family. Jon has done everything from stacking blocks to selling million dollar yachts! Jon has vast boating knowledge and makes sure to follow up on all the details to ensure you are taken very well care of. You can rest assured that Jon will help find the right boat for you, and give you over the top service after the sale!”
“Emily Blackburn has the title of bookkeeper, but sometimes her position might feel more like lead babysitter! Emily does a fantastic job of handling all of the details and keeps many of us in line with our paperwork flaws! Emily is originally from Marblehead, and is married with a couple adorable kids that stop in to see her from time to time. She is the friendly voice you hear when you call, and she touches everything that is done here that requires paperwork…which is about everything! Emily is an integral part of the team, and we are grateful to have her!
“This old goat is John Clemons. John is doing a lot of our deliveries and is also in charge of our entire rental department. From counting dew worms for his grandfather at Gem Beach Marina to running Clemons Boats for over 20 years, John has done about every job there is to do at a dealership! Maybe not bookkeeping, but everything else!
Steve Carlson joins the team as a life long Lake Erie boater & fisherman bringing 10+ years experience selling premium boats locally to a customer base that extends from the local area throughout the entire Great Lakes Region as well as international clients. Steve’s passion is Great Lakes & Saltwater fishing and he looks forward to sharing his experience to help guide you in evaluating and rigging your family’s next boat.
“Ron is better known around here as “CAPTAIN RON”! Ron takes care of many of our deliveries, but that is only a small part of what he does. Ron helps with deliveries, rentals, launches, boat shows, mowing, bottom painting, and anything else we need done! Ron is always on time and can always be counted on to lend a helping hand. Ron has been here 10 years now and we appreciate all the hard work he does, and so will you!”
“Scott is our head rigger and among many other things, he water tests every boat sold to make sure it is ready for you to have fun in the sun! Scott has been with us for over 40 years, coming on board fresh out of high school. Needless to say, Scott has seen it all and can make sure your new toy is ready for the water. Scott is quick and is a real asset when we have emergencies arise! With his can-do attitude, we can always count on Scott to get the job done!”
Brian is our service/parts advisor and spends most of his time on the parts side of the department. Brian came to us from the power sports industry and has a lot of parts/accessories knowledge! You will find Brian a friendly and detailed person who makes sure you have what you need, and on time!
Sam has come to us from the hospitality industry, and is a new member of the Clemons Boats team. Sam is the friendly voice you hear when calling service, and she has really done a
great job at her new role! She has a lot of different things going on and does a great job at managing all of them. When you stop in, say hi to our new team member!
Ryan started as a certified technician and has since moved to our service coordinator position. Not only is Ryan a certified technician, but he also has a lot of experience running a service department which has been a great help to us! Ryan is the one getting estimates together, helping techs diagnose issues, and turning wrenches when needed. Ryan has really done well with the demands of a changing department, with a lot of balls in the air, and a lot of new people. He has been a big part of our success!
Ben has been an apprentice for a while and has now taken the role of full time technician! Ben came from the Ehove technical school and is already certified in Mercury Outboards! He will be certified in Yamaha and Mercruiser within a year and is a major asset to our team. Ben is on his way to being a master tech very soon!
Jimmy is New with us but not New to the industry at all! Jimmy is a very good technician with lots of experience on electronics installs, rigging, and major mechanical repairs! You will find Jimmy to be very detailed and clean. Welcome aboard Jimmy!
“Sue is another long-term employee with just under 20 years here at Clemons Boats! Sue is our lead detail person and she is the one who ensures your boat is immaculate for delivery. On top of the deliveries, Sue cleans all of our rental fleet, our club boats, our inventory, our showroom, our shop…..you get the point! Sue is a very hard worker and if she can’t get something clean, it can’t be cleaned….PERIOD! Your boat may never be as clean as it was after Sue cleaned it!”
“Haley is the youngest member of the Clemons Family currently working at Clemons Boats. Yes, we are indeed a family business! Haley helps with the rental fleet and also helps us with any other small cleaning projects we need done. Once Haley is out of school for the season, you will see her around helping out!”