About the crew


Learn about the crew here.

About: Joe Eby-The owner of the company

Joe Eby is the founder and owner of Advanced Marine. He started the company 29 years ago and has been there ever since. Joe generally answers the phone, give customers tech help, and generally runs the shop.  In his spare time Joe enjoys snowmobiling and exploring the woods in his dune buggy. Joe is from Traverse City, Michigan.


About: Merri Hulgan-The office manager joemerri

Merri is the office manager of Advanced Marine. She deals with all the parts we send nationwide. Merri has worked for Advanced Marine for 4 years and has become crucial to running the business. In her spare time Merri enjoys snowmobiling, and biking. Merri is from Illinois.

Sam is our in house mechanic. He helps recondition all of the lower units we sell. In his spare time Sam enjoys riding his motorcycle in Northern Michigan.

Cherie sands, primes, and paints all of our reconditioned lower units. She also sorts through and cleans the used parts we receive before we sell them. Cherie is from Flint, Michigan. In her spare time Cherie enjoys biking and spending time outside.

Eddie salvages good parts from motors we receive. He is from Puerto Rico. In his spare time Eddie enjoys spending time outdoors with his dog Maggie.

Chuck lists the good used parts we sell on our own website and on our ebay site. He graduated from Hope college with a degree in Psychology.

Tim also lists the good used parts we sell and is our in house tech guy. Tim is from Northern Michigan.