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Lou Sandoval is an award winning innovative business professional and collaborative business leader who has held various positions of leadership in the private and non-profit sectors.
Mr. Sandoval currently serves as the National Director of Business Development for a new division of the Brunswick Corporation that is applying IoT technology to the marine industry. He spent 15 years as the Owner/founder of an award winning marine dealership in the Great Lakes area where he garnered National accolades for customer service and sales in developing the market for a large European based boat brand. Prior to that, Lou had successful 17-year career in the healthcare/biotech/biomedical industry where he held many positions for several FORTUNE 100 companies.
Lou serves on several industry boards including the National Board of the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, Sail America and the Recreational Boating Leadership Council (RBLC). He is on the Board of Directors for Chicago Yacht Club and their executive board where he currently serves as the Vice Commodore. Mr. Sandoval also sits on the board of Wintrust bank. He is past board member of the Yacht Broker’s Association of America (YBAA) and has served as the Chairman of the venerable Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac for the 104th and 105th running. Lou believes in giving back to the community and is active on the Executive Board of the local Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Lou, his wife and two daughters live on the near South side of Chicago and enjoy boating and youth sports in their spare time.