History/About Us

In 1954 Hank Gartner has a vision for wanting to represent quality manufactures for the marine industry in the southeast thus creating The Gartner Group. Over the years The Gartner Group has maintained that vision with experienced and dependable sales representation that live in the territory they service, thus providing continual individual service between the manufacture and customer.

With over 100 years combined marine sales experience and a reputation for selling quality materials, we present your products to the Southeast’s leading distributors, mass merchants and OEM manufactures.

Our team is totally committed to the marine environment both by occupation and avocation, this gives us a firsthand feel for the products we represent and enable our team to be a very effective partner with you.

Our awareness of the marketplace enables us to channel your products to the proper individuals efficiently and with positive results, which is why we have represented half of our manufactures for more than 10 years and several for more than 30 years.