Lee Levandowski, owner of Charlotte Ski Boats, was recognized as being one of the boating industry’s 40-under-40.
What was your first job?
Working the gas dock at Klinger Lake Marina.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Opening Charlotte Ski Boats with my wife, Amanda.
What would you be doing if you weren’t working in the boating industry?
Fishing charters in Costa Rica.
What is your favorite place to go boating?
Anywhere the sun is shining.
What are some of your favorite non-boating hobbies?
Building anything, fixing random things, race cars, anything with an engine! Oyster Shooters in Key West, hiking/camping, building fires, traveling. Making things happen. Sunsets and sunrises. Longboarding at the beach, playing with my dog.
What boat did you learn to boat on?
1988 Ski Centurion and 1987 Malibu Skier.
Who was your hero as a child?
Papa and MacGyver.
Did you have any key mentors or influences in your career?
I have quite a few, first God, my papa, Norm Kraus, Mike Mckenzie, Mike Todd, Ed Brailsford.