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Ray Cressy - Partner

Raised in South Bend/Mishawaka, Ray graduated from the University of Dayton. Since graduation, he has attended numerous business seminars at the University of Notre Dame, Purdue University, and OMC Service School. Ray was a former National Sales Manager for ADCO Industries, Owner of Cressy Marine, and President of Dayton Continental Manufacturing.

With over thirty years experience in the RV and Marine industries, Ray is Cressy Marketing's go-to-guy when clients have complex questions and long term sales strategy. Ray served on the Board of the NMRA from 1990-1996; his hobbies include spending time with his four children, grandchildren, boating, travelling, and golf.

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Mary Lou Cressy - Partner

Mary Lou Cressy was raised in South-eastern Ohio. She graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in psychology and worked for three years in the field of special education. Mary Lou and Ray, her husband, owned and operated Cressy Marine, a boat dealership, in the late 1970's. Mary Lou has attended management seminars at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University and NMMA.

Mary Lou has over twenty years of experience in the RV and Marine industries. She managed the Cressy Marketing office for six years prior to her full time sales position. Mary Lou and Ray have four children and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren. Mary Lou focuses on the production and design needs of the National RV market as well as the Marine industries of Northern Indiana and Western Michigan. She also spearheads marketing and communication programs for the principals.

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Jim Cressy - Partner

Jim graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in marketing. He diversified his business knowledge by pursuing marketing studies at Die Universität Augsburg. He joined Cressy Marketing in 1996 as a sales associate and was named a partner in 2005. He serves on board of the National Marine Representatives’ Association elected in 2014. Jim’s wife Erin is the founder of Cressy Consulting specializing in leadership training and consulting. Jim Erin and their family reside in Mishawaka Indiana.

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Tim Gray - Partner

Tim is a graduate of Indiana University at South Bend, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Administration. Before pursuing his degree, Tim spent four years touring with Up With People, an international music show, as a performer, sound/lighting engineer and technical manager. During this time he travelled to over 10 countries in Europe as well as 49 states.

Tim and his wife Kim currently live in South Bend, Indiana with their four daughters. Kim is an elementary school teacher and graduate of Saint Mary’s College. Tim enjoys golfing, spending time with family and friends, and travelling.

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Sarah Tepe - Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Sarah, originally from Northern Virginia, moved to the South Bend in 1997. A graduate from Indiana University, Sarah was able to spend a semester studying in Ireland and travelling extensively. Sarah previously worked with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network as an Associate Financial Representative.

Sarah is currently involved in the Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals Network and attends monthly meetings and events which allow her to stay in touch with the community. Sarah's other interests include spending time with her dog, playing volleyball, running, and travelling.

Sarah came to Cressy Marketing in May of 2007 as the Sales and Marketing Coordinator. She is an account manager and manages individual marketing campaigns for Cressy Marketing vendors. She is also in charge of the trade shows and convention planning.

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Mike Gionfriddo - Account Manager

Mike Gionfriddo graduated from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. In 2013, Mike made the move to South Bend. Prior to working with Cressy Marketing he worked as a Latin teacher and athletic director at Trinity School at Greenlawn. Mike enjoys spending time with his family and friends and his hobbies include playing hockey, golf and coaching various sports. His favorite teams are the Washington Capitals, Notre Dame Football and hockey and the New York Giants.