President and owner, Mark Palazzo, is a successful business executive and entrepreneur. Palazzo’s diverse career includes more than 35 years in the global telecom and IT industries, including 21 years in senior executive positions with San Jose-based Cisco Systems and Atlanta-based Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. He was formerly a partner of TechCXO, LLC a technology consulting company that focuses on early stage start-ups, middle market growth and turnarounds providing high level business planning and product development services.
As a native Floridian, avid boater and angler, Mark is also very involved in the community, serving in leadership roles on a variety of county and non-profit organizations including: Treasure Coast Hospice board member; Stuart Sailfish Club of the Treasure Coast board member and Treasurer; member of the Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency and member of the Palm City Neighborhood Advisory Committee. He also serves as a mentor at FAU Tech Runway, a South Florida public-private partnership fostering technology start-ups and business acceleration.
History - In October 2016, RJ Marine Group of Stuart merged with GT Marine Services of Ft. Pierce to become Marine Electronics of Treasure Coast (METCo) and is building upon the 30 years of combined history and relationships forged by these two well respected family-owned businesses.
METCo offers a complete array of marine electronics products, providing outstanding turnkey service throughout the Treasure Coast and beyond – from Jupiter to Sebastian, Florida.