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The Waters Club Management team brings 75 years of asset management experience, yacht design awards, and decades of luxury yachting to bear on the problems of yacht management. When you’re working with Waters Club you’re working with yacht owners who understand the challenges involved in managing a major capital investment. You’re also working with a worldwide network with offices in the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.

Andrew C. Deme

Chairman, CEO & President

Andrew’s 25+ year career in business planning and strategic operations has included hands-on operational roles at senior executive levels, as well as strategic and advisory roles as a director and consultant. Andrew has been a serial entrepreneur for much of his career. His passion is spearheading and implementing business plans for early stage concepts and start-up companies, guiding them in strategic planning and oversight, recruiting management executives, assisting capital requirements, sourcing acquisitions and assisting with realization of shareholder value through the public markets, sale or merger.

Andrew is a dedicated and motivated top senior executive with a unique skill set and diverse background in finance, operations, and organizational leadership. This includes years of successful experience consulting on multifaceted international projects, streamlining internal processes to enhance overall productivity, and fostering positive relationships with a wide range of clients, colleagues, staff members, and key business partners. Andrew is consistently recognized for outstanding contributions to the bottom line and a solid reputation for resolving complex issues and is commended for organization, perseverance, efficiency, and priority management skills. Andrew is a graduate of the Warrington School of Business at the University of Florida with a BS in Business Administration majoring in Finance.

Jim Reilly

Founder & Executive Advisory Board Member

Jim has over ten years of direct employment and consulting experience working with Exclusive Resorts and other luxury destination clubs. He has put together multiple members-only programs and lead the purchases and leasing of more than $500,000,000 in real estate. Jim has consulted on sales & marketing programs and has implemented many other unique operational programs for Exclusive Resorts.

Jim has lead and/or been involved with luxury resort residential and fractional sales & marketing programs resulting in excess of more than $350,000,000. He has a deep network of successful developers, clubs and lifestyle investors that will help expand the current programs that WCW currently runs.

David S. Romanik

General Counsel

David S. Romanik is Florida-based lawyer who for the past 40 years has represented clients in regulated industries, including several participants in Florida’s gaming/entertainment industry. Mr. Romanik has also held upper management positions within that industry, serving as President and CEO of Gulfstream Park and as in house counsel to Hialeah Park, both of which operate racetracks and casinos in South Florida, and as a business and legal consultant to the New York Racing Association. Mr. Romanik holds degrees from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce and the University of Florida College of Law. He is also maintains a Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating of AV, the highest rating available for practicing lawyers.

James James

Board Member

Mr. James James, 49, is a 25 year veteran of the yacht industry and served as the General Manger for Yacht Chandlers a Florida corporation, based since 1995. Prior to Yacht Chandlers Mr. James was the Director of Sales for West Marine. Mr. James is a current stake holder of Budget Marine and the cofounder of online Marine retail portal www.marineandoutdoor.com.

Tim McMillian

Board Member

Mr. Timothy McMillan, 53 is a 25 year veteran of the yacht industry and the owner of Yacht Chandlers a Florida corporation since 1995 which operates in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach in Florida with offices in Antibes, France, St. Thomas and St. Marteen. Mr. McMillan is a current stake holder of Budget Marine and the co-founder of online Marine retail portal www.marineandoutdoor.com.

Miguel Dotres

Board Member

Mr. Miguel Dotres, 45. From July 2010 to present Mr. Dotres is the founder and president of Diversified Corporate Investment Group Inc. (“DCIG”) and DCIG provides specialized business services to business seeking to build social media awareness and network in the social media space. In addition, during the past five years Mr. Dotres was associated as an officer and director with the following: Champion Pain Care OTC Pink sheet (CPAI), formally OICco Acquisition I, Inc. VapAria Inc., formally OICco Acquisition IV, Inc., Waters Club Holdings Inc., formally Petrus Resources, Inc., On the Move Corp., formally NAS Acquisition, Inc., DAS Acquisition, Inc., Whiskey Acquisition, Inc.

Yacht Chandlers

Strategic Marine Industry Partner


With the highest standards of customer service in the industry, Yacht Chandlers is the first choice amongst owners, captains, mates, engineers, chefs, crew and charter management companies. Offering the full range of marine supplies and provisions for mega yachts (generally over 150 feet), Yacht Chandlers meets the demand of all departments on board with our extensive line of marine supplies and interior products, as well as the finest quality gourmet foods. Yacht Chandlers’ relationships with a vast range of manufacturers and national marine suppliers, access to global distribution channels, and ability to readily source hard to find domestic and foreign goods and parts, or have them custom fabricated to your specifications is critical in differentiating them from the competition.

Yacht Chandlers has expertise in worldwide shipping services and global logistics, including expedited shipment of hazardous materials and perishable goods, with proper documentation and packaging to ensure that shipments arrive intact and on time that allows them to get you what you need when you need it, wherever you may be.

Yacht Chandlers has a corporate office in Ft. Lauderdale and satellite offices in Palm Beach, St. Maarten, St. Thomas and Antibes (France).