A marina not particularly well known operated by his family for generations on New Jersey’s largest lake. A passing of the business between generations from father to son, Ray Fernandez– who infused Entrepreneurial Thinking into a sleepy marina that is having an impact on the boating and leisure industries nationwide.
Nationwide Marina of the Year. A TripAdvisor Marina of Excellence. The first and only freshwater Clean Marina in the State of New Jersey. An innovative boating club. Boating instruction of the highest caliber. And the awards and innovations for Bridge Marina, run by Entrepreneurial Thinker Fernandez, go on and on.
The transformation of a traditional marina into a leading services business fueled by marketing tactics more common in Silicon Valley than in Northern New Jersey, Bridge Marina represents an industry’s transformation: asset light, annuity revenue streams, environmentally consciousness, and lead generation activities that seamlessly merge digital and experiential campaigns.
The one that is most well known?
A TikTok strategy where millions of viewers tune in for educational, entertaining, and engaging shorts unveiled daily—fueling unprecedented exposure and demand for what may be the most creative operation of its type in the country: New Jersey’s Bridge Marina.
Throughout his career as an executive, entrepreneur, consultant, and author working with some of the world’s most valuable brands, respected organizations, and influential leaders, Sinoway has—as Stevenson describes it—“epitomized Entrepreneurial Thinking by succeeding as ‘an entrepreneur’ in a wide breath of organizations that were both early stage and well established.”
From original storytelling to complex grant proposals developed with scholars, Meadow is an inquisitive and creative writer whose Entrepreneurial Thinking transforms complex and challenging material into clear, energetic prose.
With a leadership positions in the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors, Neylon has worked at the intersection of applying corporate principles and Entrepreneurial Thinking to leading mission-driven organizations.