Meet our team of recruiting experts who specialize in Powersports, Harley Davidson Dealer World, Commercial Marine, RV, and both dealers and manufacturers in the Marine Industry.
With satellite offices in FL NC, CT, NV, TX, WI, MI, WA and OH, our team of seasoned recruiters have hands-on experience and connections in the fields where they recruit for our clients. Since 2007, our recruiters have served multiple markets and industries from manufacturing and engineering to sales and sales management, industry transition to executive search, with the highest caliber search services and placements.
Henry Lonski is the Founder of Lonski and Associates, LLC, and is using his expertise recruiting in the Powersports segment. With over 30 years of progressive and successful experiences in Marine, Motorcycle and Powersports Industries, Henry has a unique perspective and understanding of recreational industry operations. His expertise in consulting and recruiting services is focused on start-up, sales growth, network expansion and leadership of emerging and established companies. Henry’s resume includes a variety of notable key roles such as President of Bombardier Marine, Vice-President Sea Doo, Vice-President Bombardier International, Vice-President Bombardier Flex Jet, Vice-President Bombardier Evinrude & Johnson, Vice-President of Bombardier Recreational Products, President of Auction123/eBay Motors, as well as other senior executive positions. These distinguished positions within emerging companies allowed him to develop a solid and unique skill set. Henry’s successful and qualifying experience has been time-tested and field-proven, significantly affecting sales and market share as shown in documented results. Henry has mastered every discipline within sales, public relations, marketing & advertising, administration, product development, operations, market research, strategic planning.
Opened in 2007, Lonski and Associates, LLC, offers expansive services which include but are not limited to worldwide business development, sales, advertising, marketing, staffing, general management, product development, and P&L accountability, with the ongoing dynamics between manufacturers, supply chain, dealer networks, and the consumer relationship.
Dating back to 2012, Adam Wilke has played an instrumental and very successful role in building the Automotive, Powersports and Harley-Davidson Dealership recruiting side of the business at Lonski and Associates, LLC.
In addition to his dealership focus, Wilke’s experience has proven to be cross-functional with placements across multiple industry related segments including ad agency, marketing, e-commerce, parts & accessories, aftermarket, technology, OEM sales & operations management and other related categories.
Most notably, Wilke’s specialization with the Harley-Davidson brand has allowed him to be recognized nationwide as the preeminent Harley Dealership headhunter. Adam’s reputation as an industry expert and extensive referral network provides his clients absolute trust in his ability to consistently deliver only the best talent.
Joining Lonski and Associates, LLC, in January 2014, Karoll adds significant value and industry experience to our distinguished team roster. Rollin specializes in OEM and large aftermarket manufacturer accounts with a focus on sales, marketing, engineering, and financial positions.
A 10-year Powersports executive with 30 years in management, Karoll has held key roles in marketing, sales, service, parts and inventory positions with Spectro Oils of America, Mustang Seats, Comcast and IKON. Rollin is a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast with more than 100,000 miles logged and an accomplished builder and restorer of custom and vintage motorcycles.
Prior to joining the Lonski and Associates, LLC, in 2016, Osell spent 24 years at Harley-Davidson Motor Company where he worked extensively with customer experience, marketing, and sales programs and is best known for playing an instrumental role in Harley-Davidson’s Motorcycle rental business. Mike brings significant OEM experience, extensive field, and dealer relations experience, and many industry connections that he employs to the benefit of our clients and candidates.
Mike Osell, a native of the Milwaukee, WI area, brings over 25 years of motorcycle industry experience to the team. Mike serves a broad set of progressive Powersports/Motorcycle Industry clients across the United States.
Sam, a native of North Carolina, has diverse industry experience including a 17-year tenure with KTM North America, Inc., as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager and over ten years as the Owner, Dealer Principal and GM for a large four-line Powersports dealership in the Southeast. Before joining the Lonski and Associates, LLC, team, Sam enjoyed two years as MSXI-BMW Aftersales Business Manager, Coach, and Consultant. A former racing competitor, Sam still pursues his lifelong passion for off-road riding.
Tom Cassidy, Jr., joined the Lonski and Associates, LLC, team back in 2015 to enhance the Lonski marine portfolio.
A former sales executive with Mercury Marine, Tom has a diverse background. The majority of his career was spent managing and developing strategic Brunswick/Mercury and Dowco Industries OEM accounts, cultivating dealer relationships and developing marketing solutions.
Tom’s passion for boating began during his childhood. He also enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, ice hockey, exercise, grilling, and reading.
Johnson is an expert in finding the right person for any critical job opening. He spent most of his career working in the Powersports and Motorsports industry. Gaining diverse experience in the industry, Skip worked in many roles at major motorcycle dealers including Parts Manager, F&I manager, Sales Manager and General Manager, all while attending college. Expanding his experience, he transitioned into the motorcycle and enthusiast media business where he set records selling advertising, creating circulation development programs and event attendee promotions in senior executive management roles for national publishers and event producers. He also spent time working for a major Powersports OEM and served as a partner at the iconic custom aftermarket PR agency, V-Twin Marketing, and as Director of Sales and Business Development Director for ConvExx, a B2B and B2C Trade and Consumer Show Production Company.
Johnson is a true enthusiast that understands how to turn passion and enthusiasm into opportunity. His unique industry background gives him an understanding of how passion compliments and energizes skills and experience and knows when those traits are transferable from market to market. This unique perspective helps him deliver new and creative solutions in his role as a Powersports and outdoor enthusiast recruiter. In addition to understanding what motivates enthusiasts working in the market, he understands the needs of the companies he represents as someone that has been in the position of making critical hires that helped firms deliver their business and financial goals.
Doug Sexton, President of Lonski & Associates, LLC, is one of our elite Powersports Industry Recruiters and is focused on the Marine Industry, Recreational and Commercial clients. Doug Sexton brings a wealth of more than 25 years of marine experience dating back to the early 90s when he entered the business with Outboard Marine Corporation. Throughout his time in the industry, he successfully worked with thousands of marine dealers, iconic boat manufactures and significant marine aftermarket companies throughout the world while serving in progressively more impactful roles with several manufacturers within the industry.
Relationships with marine OEMs, aftermarket companies, distributors and dealerships are Doug Sexton’s specialty. As the marine industry maintains extensive growth, Doug Sexton continues to exceed client expectations and it’s need for exciting new talent.
Volhonsteff brings more than 30 years of RV industry experience. He has worked in executive roles over the years within the industry and has owned and operated several businesses working directly with RV dealers and OEMs.
Greg Volhonsteff has extensive experience in Dealership Operations and Process Improvement as well as OE marine operations. From his office in Seattle, Washington, Volhonsteff will be focusing on the Recreational Vehicle industry for the Agency. His specialties include RV Dealer Operations, Marketing Program Development, Sales Team Expertise, RV Manufacturing, and Collision Repair Centers. He is available to help RV industry companies looking to hire managers, professionals or related industry talent looking to transition into the RV industry as well as hiring managers and RV industry professionals.
Companies and candidates can contact Greg Volhonsteff at (253-303-2752) or Greg@HenryLonski.com.
Commercial Marine industry specialist, Dan Macri brings more than 30 years of global marine industry experience having progressed from engineering and executive positions to board member appointments and owner/operator of a propulsion, automation and engineering company. His hands-on expertise in HR, Accounting, Contracts, Personnel Management, Business Development as well as Ship Systems and Technologies give Dan a deep perspective on placing the best candidates for clients.
Dan Macri has extensive experience in all levels in the employment process and a deep understanding of the challenges that face hiring managers. He was Managing Director for Brunvoll Propulsion USA, Inc. and Service Director for MAN Engines & Components, Inc.
His staffing specialties include Executive Personnel, Engineering & Technical Personnel, Sales & Marketing Specialists, Project Management & Field Specialists, Import/Export & Warehouse Specialists and Accounting & Administrative Personnel. He is available to help Marine industry companies looking to hire managers, professionals or related industry talent looking to transition into the marine industry as well as Hiring managers and marine industry professionals.