Erwin Marine Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Friday, March 21, 2014
From left, Doug Underwood, Tina Anderson and Brian McNeal
From left, Doug Underwood, Tina Anderson and Brian McNeal

Erwin Marine Sales has been awarded Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union's Outstanding Achievement Award.  

Accepting the award on behalf of Erwin Marine Sales was Doug Underwood, general sales manager and Brian McNeal, senior salesperson. The award was presented by Tina Anderson, business development manager of Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union at Erwin Marine Sales by the Chickamauga Dam. 

“This award is very special and only a select few are eligible to receive it," said Mrs. Anderson.  "Erwin Marine Sales is a wonderful company to work with and they have been instrumental in keeping TVFCU apprised of the financing needs of the boating community.  We are very proud to work with Erwin Marine to help their customers achieve their boating dreams. We look forward to many more years of our successful working relationship.”

"Our relationship with TVFCU has allowed us to be a one-stop-shop for our customers," said Mr. Underwood. "Not only can we offer them the best in financing, we can make it easy for them to buy a boat without the hassle. Boating is fun and buying a boat should be a pleasant experience. Together, we make that happen for our customers."



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