Employee Profiles

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Manufacturers Representatives

Serving the Marine Electronics Industry Since 1984

Brad Good—President and CEO

1984 to Present

Having served in the United States Marine Corps from April 1969 through February 1972 serving in Vietnam and receiving an honorable discharge, Brad entered the marine electronics industry as a technician for a major marine electronics company in South Florida. From there he advanced to a sales position and eventually into purchasing and material control management.

 

Brad went on to assume the position of general manager for two diverse electronics dealerships before leaving the dealer network to form the manufacturers representative firm that has become Coastar Marketing.

 

Brad has the necessary experience and is qualified to perform the tasks required at all levels of the dealer and distributor base that Coastar now serves, from the technician/installers to upper management.  This experience enables him to effectively work within the customer base and establish relationships that few other individuals or companies are able to achieve.

 

Brad has served for many years in several capacities with the National Marine Electronics Association including President and Southeast Regional Director and continues to assist the organization with their technician qualification testing program in the Southeast United States.

Rob Solomon—General Manager & Technical Advisor

2003 to Present

After studying electrical engineering, Rob entered the electronics manufacturing industry serving for 7 years as a Certified Quality Engineer for a leading medical equipment manufacturer.

 

Rob was recruited by KVH Industries in 1987 and during his 14 year tenure served as Corporate Quality Assurance Manager and Product Manager for both marine instrument and satellite systems responsible for all aspects of product design, development, and support.

 

From 1998 and prior to his departure in 2001, Rob served as National Sales Manager for KVH land mobile sales division responsible for $3mln market segment.

 

Rob brings a unique combination of  technical and sales support capability to Coastar providing assistance to both dealers and manufacturers with regard to technical support and design related performance issues.

The personnel on the Coastar Marketing Team began their careers in the marine electronics dealer and distributor networks.  With over 75 years of combined experience in the marine electronics industry this firm possesses a unique and intimate knowledge of all aspects of our customer and client base that enables us to succeed in ways that other rep firms can never achieve.