Since 1999, Thomas Dammrich has served as president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Prior to this, he served as president of the IPC—Association Connecting Electronics Industries for nine years and was with the Illinois Bankers Association for 13 years.
Thomas is a former president and board member of the Skokie Park District Board of Park Commissioners. He has chaired numerous boards, including the International Council of Marine Industry Associations; the International Marine Certification Institute; and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation.
Thomas has a bachelor’s degree in economics, an MBA in finance, and a Master of Science in accountancy from DePaul University; he is currently pursuing his doctorate in business administration from there as well. He and his wife have lived in Skokie, Illinois, for 40 years. They have four children and six grandchildren.