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Deltaville’s Keith Ruse elected as new President of Virginia Marine Group


Keith Ruse, proprietor and president of Deltaville Boatyard and Marina, has been elected as the new President of the Virginia Marine Trades Association. VMTA is a non-profit trade association organized to promote and support Virginia’s recreational marine industry. The association is focused on returning value to its members through proactive legislative advocacy, education, and efficient communication.

The election of Keith as President of the VMTA proves that the community of Deltaville continues to have a strong presence and voice in local and statewide issues and will continue to make a positive impact in the marine industry. Deltaville’s Ernest Asaff is currently the Treasurer of the Association and prior to Keith’s appointment, Deltaville’s Carolyn Norton Schmalenberger held the position as President.

Keith Ruse brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role. His

results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a key role in promoting awareness and continued growth of the VMTA and Deltaville.