Management Team


David Hartmann, President

 

davidh@hornetmarine.com - 860.516.3141 ext. 102

 

David Hartmann is the President of Hornet Marine, responsible for overseeing company performance and establishing overall strategic objectives. As a lifelong boater, Mr. Hartmann decided to combine his entrepreneurial spirit with his passion for the water by founding Hornet Marine with Erik Schubert and Jason Bolas in 2009. Prior to starting Hornet Marine, Mr. Hartmann was a co-founder of Tiger Claw, Inc. and served as the company’s President/CEO for 11 years. As a leader in the building supply industry, Tiger Claw, Inc. was listed as one of the “5000 Fastest Growing Consumer Products Companies” three years in a row (Inc. Magazine) and was sold to OMG, Inc. in 2011. Mr. Hartmann holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

 

Erik Schubert, Operations Manager

 

eriks@hornetmarine.com - 860.516.3141 ext. 103

 

Erik Schubert is Hornet Marine’s Operations Manager. He is responsible for managing day-to-day business activities, including logistics management, finances, and operational strategizing. Prior to co-founding Hornet Marine in 2009, Mr. Schubert’s experience in the low-voltage electrical industry provides him with a strong project management and service background.

 

 

Jason Bolas, Factory Sales Manager

 

jayb@hornetmarine.com - 860.516.3141 ext. 104

 

Jason Bolas is Hornet Marine’s Factory Sales Manager, responsible for overseeing all sales activities. Mr. Bolas also manages the company’s dealer network and works closely with each Hornet Marine dealer to establish objectives and create unique sales programs for each market. Prior to co-founding Hornet Marine in 2009, Mr. Bolas worked as a commercial electrician for over ten years and brings extensive knowledge to his position as an avid boater himself.

 

 

Jason Ballash, Design/Procurement Manager

 

jballash@hornetmarine.com - 860.516.3141 ext. 107

 

Jason Ballash is head of Design and Procurement at Hornet Marine. He is responsible for overseeing product development from inception to launch, including the design, modeling and testing of components for each custom boat build. As head of Procurement, Mr. Ballash also manages supply and purchasing activities for the company while maintaining key vendor relationships.

 

 

 

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