WARWICK, RI. – David Accetturo has been named the President and Chief Operating Officer at Cruise Brothers effective immediately. He will be responsible for creating a strategic vision post-pandemic for the family-owned agency including business development, marketing, finance, administration and information technology.
Before being promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, David was Vice President, Sales at Cruise Brothers. He started at Cruise Brothers in 2010 as Director of Business Development for the agency’s Cruising Free host-agency division growing that business from $3 million in annual revenue to over $55 million by 2020.
“Coming out of the pandemic it was critical to find the right person to lead all divisions of the agency, and throughout this difficult time David has proven himself to be just that.” Steven Gelfuso, Owner of Cruise Brothers stated. “During the pandemic,” Joseph Giampietro, Chief Financial Officer added, “David rose to the challenge not only by positioning Cruising Free for success, but by becoming involved in all aspects of the agency ensuring a strong 2022 and beyond.”
David is excited to hit the ground running and secure a great foundation for Cruise Brothers’ next fifty years of business.