Our Crew

Tom Knauer | Sturgeon Bay, WI

Service Manager
A lifelong love of boating culminated in Tom’s role as Service Manager at our Door County Yachting Center in Sturgeon Bay. Growing up in Appleton, he enjoyed childhood summers at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club…

Jenny Tanck | Sturgeon Bay, WI

Office Manager
Jenny joined the Bay Marine family in May 2008 right after graduation from college.  Jenny’s love of people, eye for detail and ability to multi-task have been a blessing to Bay Marine and to our…

Greg Gast | Sturgeon Bay, WI

Parts Specialist
Greg leads our parts department at our Door County Yachting Center in Sturgeon Bay.  Born and raised in Sturgeon Bay, Greg grew up on the water and has spent 1/2 of his life in the…

Jon Kruse | Sturgeon Bay, WI

Sales
Jon is fairly new to Bay Marine but not to the industry. Jon started 30 years ago in the yard at Fox River Marina in Oshkosh, Wisconsin as a rigger and boat washer and worked…

Bob Kelly | Waukegan, IL

Service Manager
After 35 years in the boating industry, armed with a wealth of knowledge, Bob is excited to lead our Service Team in Waukegan, IL.  Bob has resided in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago for the…

Nancy Felhofer | Waukegan, IL

General Manager
Nancy joined the Bay Marine Crew at our newest location in Waukegan, IL in August of 2016.  She comes with a very diverse background including leadership positions in; the Airline Industry, the Insurance field, Dental…

Matt Felhofer

Owner
Matt joined his brother Mark as co-owner of Bay Marine in 2001.  Prior to that time, Matt spent years in a variety of corporate leadership positions utilizing his mechanical engineering background as well as his…

Randy Ward | Waukegan, IL

Master Technician

Kevin McNally | Waukegan, IL

Yacht Sales
As a USCG licensed captain and safety instructor with over 29 years of yacht industry experience, Kevin is one of the most knowledgeable and qualified yacht brokers in the industry.  His talents and drive for…

Gentre Vartan

Sales
Gentre joins Bay Marine’s Sales Crew as a seasoned, 100 Ton Inland and Near Coastal Captain with 30 plus years in Sail and Power boating. Dedicated to listening to your preferences and then providing the…

Sam Soranno

Customer Service Manager
Sam joins Bay Marine with a diverse and extremely qualified background. As a certified 50 ton captain and personal power and sail boater, Sam has loved the water since he was a young man. Sam's…