Perry Hodell, Marina Pez Vela's Marina Operations Manager, has lived and worked in Costa Rica for more than a decade. In his current position, Hodell manages a facility that holds 300 boats on the water and 96 on land; in addition to devising all overall operational plans, he maintains responsibility for budgeting and inventory control, as well as compliance with all local rules. Beyond these obligations, Perry Hodell serves as Managing Partner with project management firm Ridell Group, S.A., based in Herradura, and he acts as a Consultant for Independent Marine Consulting in Jaco. In this latter role, he draws on his experience with site selection and construction to advise marina owners and developers on long-term goals and revenue-boosting amenities.
Before moving to Costa Rica, Perry Hodell managed a yacht club in Florida and spent more than four years in the U.S. Merchant Marines. He also served in the U.S. Navy.