Stefan Johansson is the founder and CEO of Windward Marina Group. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Johansson has gained extensive experience in the maritime industry. Mr. Johansson was a Founding Principal of Prime Marina Group with 5 marinas spanning from Miami to Cape Cod. Prior to founding Prime Marina group, Mr. Johansson Built more than 1,000 slips in Northern Europe, along with Marina Cottage rentals and best-in-class marina facilities in 3 separate locations. In 1982 Mr. Johansson founded Sunhouse Construction and grew it into one of the most dynamic commercial contractors in South Florida, generating in excess of $500 million of revenue. Using Sunhouse as a platform for growth, he acquired, developed, managed and owned over 20 million SF of commercial real estate, specifically in the Retail, Hospitality and Multifamily sectors.  

After acquiring the St. Augustine Marine center in 2018, the Marine Center has quickly become one of the most respected and trusted service and refit facilities in NE Florida.  

St Augustine marine center also paved the way for two additional acquisitions in Florida by acquiring the St Augustine Shipyard across the river, and Beach Marine in Jacksonville Beach. 

 Mr. Johansson grew up sailing on the west coast of Sweden, then moved to the US in 1979 to further his education. Mr. Johansson holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Miami. 

As a 5th generation boat builder, ships captain and marina operator, stemming from Captain Johansson in 1882 Stefan’s great, great Grandfather, one could agree that yachting, marinas and boat-building is part of his DNA. He is very proud to continue the family’s legacy and passion for the maritime Industry. 

January 6, 2020

Allen “Gus” Gustafson

Allen “Gus” Gustafson brings 26 years of Military and Federal Law Enforcement experience to the Windward team. Gus retired from Federal service at the end of […]
November 5, 2019

Guo Fu Li

Guo Fu Li is the Controller of Windward Marina Group and joined the Company in August 2019. He joined us from the Robert Finvarb Companies where […]
October 2, 2019

Chris Simon

Christopher Simon is the Vice President of Marina Operations of Windward Marina Group. He joined us from the Robert Finvarb Companies where he also serves as […]
October 2, 2019

Paulina Johansson

Paulina Johansson is the Project Manager for sustainability and placemaking at Windward Marina Group. She joined us after graduating from Bucknell University with a BSBA in […]
October 2, 2019

Robert Finvarb

Robert Finvarb is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993. Following his graduation from law school, he practiced law […]
September 19, 2019

Daniella Trudel

Daniela Trudel is the Chief Financial Officer for Windward Marina Group. She joined us from the Robert Finvarb Companies where she also serves as CFO. Daniela […]
September 19, 2019

Thomas Wood

Thomas D. Wood, Jr. founded Thomas D. Wood and Company in 1987 with his father, Thomas D. Wood Sr. Thomas D. Wood Jr., is the President of […]
September 19, 2019

Stephen Mask

Stephen Mask has over 22 years of experience in the marine industry. Specializing in customer service, he has spent over a decade working for two Florida based […]
September 19, 2019

Stefan Johansson

Stefan Johansson is the founder and CEO of Windward Marina Group. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Johansson has gained extensive experience in the maritime industry. Mr. […]
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