Gina Trasacco joined the Atlantic Outboard team in January 2017 after pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Connecticut State University. Gina works directly with the sales team to ensure a smooth and enjoyable buying experience for all of our customers. Gina also works one on one with our service dept. to keep record of all warranty claims.
Dean is a resident of Westbrook, CT and has been around boats all of his life. He got his first boat as a gift from his grandparents at a very young age and has been hooked ever since. He keeps his boat at Westbrook Marine Center and enjoys fishing and boating in Long Island Sound. He also enjoys helping prospective boat owners make the best decision when purchasing their new boat.
Capt. Chris Landry has spent his life on and around the waters of Long Island Sound. His passion for fishing lead him to pursue a career in the charter fishing industry. Chris worked as a deck hand on the charter vessel Dot-E-Dee and eventually working his way up to getting his Captains License in 2006.
After 10 years working full time on the boat, Chris was looking for a different path. Chris began working in Boat Sales for Atlantic Outboard in 2015. Chris uses knowledge for the water and his passion for fishing to help customers enhance their total boating experience.
Brittany has been around the water her whole life. She began her boating career as dockmaster at the 650 slip marina that her father runs in Long Island. She ran a 16′ Center Console at the time and worked a few local boat shows here and there as a greeter. An opportunity arose for her to be a salesperson at a dealership on the cape- She sold everything from 15′ centers to 45′ Cruisers but specialized in Pursuits sales.
In 2018 she had the opportunity to move to Connecticut and joined the Atlantic Outboard team in January. She has a true passion for the water- on days off in the summer she spends most of her time out fishing off Block Island on their 29′ CC.
Mark has been with the Atlantic Outboard crew since 2013 and is at the forefront of all our internal parts ordering. He has many years of parts experience and loves to help our customers with their boating needs to keep them on the water.
When not at work, Mark enjoying boating and fishing in Westbrook.
While receiving his degrees at the University of Alaska, Capt. Dan Wood received his U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License in 1980, and currently holds a 100 Ton Master’s License. As the owner/operator of Connecticut Woods and Water Guide Service, Dan brings with him over 40 years of in-depth knowledge of the local waters. He is one of the only full-time guides in the Northeast, guiding saltwater fly and light tackle fishing trips during the spring, summer and fall.
In 2006 and 2007 Dan participated in the FLW Striper Series where he had numerous top 5 finishes, placing 4th in the 2006 National Championship Tournament.
As a member of Atlantic Outboard, Robalo and Evinrude Pro Staffs, Dan is currently running Robalo’sflagship 2018′ R302 powered with twin 300 HP EvinrudeG2E-Tecs.
Blue is a 1 year old Black Lab puppy and can be seen frequently walking the docks at Westbrook Marine Center. He loves the boat and is a fan favorite for all who visit.
Seth Schmitt – Marketing Agent
Seth is a recent highschool graduate from the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering. Seth maintains our website, social media accounts, pilots our drone, and does all of our product photography.
Mike Cottrell – Service Manager
Originally from Old Saybrook. Mike an Air Force Veteran started his 20 year career working in aerospace with Northrop Grumman Corporation at their Flight Test Facility located at Edwards AFB California working on such projects as the B-2 Bomber and the F23 Flyoff competition. In 1998 Mike re-found his passion for boating and returned to the east coast where he has spent over 20 years in the marine field. He is certified in Mercury/Mercruiser and Suzuki outboard service. When Mike is not at work he can be found on the golf links or riding his classic BMW R65 motorcycle.