BEAVER ISLAND BOAT COMPANY HIRES NEW GENERAL MANAGER
BEAVER ISLAND, MI – The Board of directors of the Beaver Island Boat Company (BIBCO) announced that effective immediately, Tim McQueer, will be taking over the day to day decision making as BIBCO’s General Manager. McQueer has previously held the position as BIBCO’s Operation Manager, having been with the company for 15 years.
Margo Marks, has been working for BIBCO for over 17 years as the President and General Manager, and will be retiring in early June of 2018, to allow Marks to spend more time with her family. Approaching retirement, Marks will retain her position as President during the next few months of transition and assist McQueer at BIBCO.
BIBCO’s Board of Directors feel it is a natural decision in moving McQueer into the new role. “He holds the confidence of the board, the trust of the crew and the respect of the Beaver Island Transportation Authority and the Beaver Island Community. He has tremendous knowledge of all aspects of the company.” Say’s Bill McDonough, CEO of BIBCO.
McQueer has lived in Northern Michigan his entire life choosing to remain in Michigan when his family relocated to Kentucky. “I love northern Michigan and I couldn’t see myself living anywhere else”, McQueer said. McQueer retired from the U.S. Army reserve at the rank of First Sergeant in April of 2016, McQueer credits the BIBCO Staff and Management for allowing him the time and flexibility to serve and states, “I am grateful for this opportunity to continue to work with the BIBCO employees, Island residents, local businesses and visitors and I am excited about the future of the Boat Company and the Island.”