Feel free to contact your Vespoli representative with any questions. Our sales representatives cover five regions in the U.S. and five international regions. We attend hundreds of rowing events annually, offering our customers on-site service and repair when they need it most. Our sales team also prides itself on visiting our local boathouses to provide current and potential customers door-to-door service, tips, and techniques tailored to their success.
Jeff Border, Sales Manager
Jeff has been with the company since 2008 and was promoted to Sales Mgr in 2023. He began rowing in 1988 at St. Joe’s Collegiate Institute in Buffalo, New York. Easily the worst rower on the team, he was in better shape the following fall, earning the Doc Shaub Award as best high school oarsmen at West Side Rowing Club by senior year. After rowing throughout college, Jeff launched his coaching career, bringing a novice team to gold at the Head of the Hooch his first year. As Vespoli’s long time Southeast rep, Jeff has become a trusted advisor to all the regional programs. He and his lovely wife Kelly have two boys, Holden and Knox, in Orlando, Florida.
Northeast Account Manager
CT, ME, MA, NH, NY (not Long Island), RI, VT
And we welcome Brendan Murphy as our new Northeast rep. Fresh off a coaching stint at Marietta College, Brendan joined up in late August and is ready to hit the ground running. We’re excited to have him on-board!
Mid-Atlantic Account Manager
DE, MD, NJ, Long Island, Eastern and Central PA, VA
John began rowing at LaSalle College High School in Philadelphia, continuing with crew as an undergraduate at LaSalle University and as a Masters rower. His older sons began rowing in high school, sparking John’s involvement with Junior rowing and regatta operations. He coached at Radnor High School and Philadelphia Adaptive Rowing and has served as Vice President of the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association. John remains an avid Masters rower and loves to race. When he’s not on the river, he enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and boating at the Jersey Shore. John, his wife, and their three sons reside in Wayne, Pennsylvania
Southeast Account Manager
Al, AR, CO, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX
Gary started rowing at Tampa Catholic High School and went on to row for Stetson University. He has ten years of coaching experience at programs throughout Florida as well the University of Georgia and University of Rochester. Outside of coaching, he has worked as a Firefighter/EMT and real estate agent. Gary is based out of Melbourne, FL where he enjoys rowing on the Intracoastal Waterway.
West Coast Account Manager
AZ, CA, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY
Welcome Aboard our new West Coast sales rep. John started with us on 3/27/23 and brings a lot of experience to the team. You’ll see him at regattas throughout the region all year. Let him know if we can do anything for you!