1845 Cordova Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
The International Yacht Brokers Association was created in 1987 to unite those engaged in the yacht brokerage business for the purpose of promoting professionalism and cooperation among its members; and to promote and maintain a high standard of c
Shay is the Director of Operations for the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). She was born and raised in Ottawa, OH where her activities included Cheerleading, Dance, and Gymnastics. After High School she attended Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. One of her greatest memories at BGSU was interning for Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Ohio where she coordinated the annual Bowl for Kids Sake, which raised money for underprivileged children. In 2005 she graduated BGSU with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing. Upon graduating from BGSU she moved to Columbus, OH and worked in the logistics industry for 4 years. She then moved to Ft. Lauderdale and took a position with IYBA in June 2010. Shay enjoys her day to day responsibilities at IYBA as well as interacting with members. She looks forward to learning everything the yachting industry has to offer and serving the members to her fullest. Shay also enjoys going to the beach, traveling, meeting new people and spending time with family and friends.
Garrett Schwartz is Chief Technology Officer for the IYBA Pro, a PaaS MLS platform designed to assist IYBA members in both managing and marketing their listing data. A graduate of Arizona State University, Garrett was Technology Consultant for a leading sales automation firm for over 10 years before establishing a tech firm that specialized in real estate MLS and marine industry API data integration services. Garrett with wife Maria and son Max split their time between Naples Florida and Sedona Arizona.
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Emma is the Marketing and Event Coordinator for the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). She was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Consumer Science. Upon graduating, she moved to Fort Lauderdale and took a position with IYBA in May 2019. Some of her greatest memories are attending various boat shows with her parents during her childhood which developed her love for the yachting industry at a young age. Her passion for this industry continues to thrive as she enjoys her new position at IYBA. Emma also enjoys tennis, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Sarasota, FL 33316
Licensed yacht salesman, Paul is Director of IYBA’s Fort Lauderdale office and the current Executive Director of the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). His many years of service, including his former ownership of Flannery Yacht Sales, provide him with a fantastic foundation to build the IYBA brand on Florida’s East Coast. While he has extensive experience in many areas of yachting, in recent years he has leaned significantly toward the cruising markets. Pilothouse Motor yachts and Downeast cruisers are his primary focus, although he still remains close to his roots in the fishing business - demo data only.