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Employee Spotlight – Kent Jopling

Kent Jopling has joined HydroHoist Marine Group as Director of Engineering

Jopling is a seasoned engineer with experience in numerous industries including marine, aerospace, and audio.

“We are fortunate to have an engineer of Kent’s caliber on our team. His skills and experience will ensure improvements to current products and take us to the next level of innovation in our industry,” said HydroHoist CEO Mick Webber.

“With my passion for boating since I was a child and working in the consumer marine industry for the past 19 years, I feel I have a well-rounded overview from both the consumer wants and needs and the best methods to deliver them,” Jopling said.

“I am excited to join HydroHoist as they are the premier boat lift company and are constantly striving to be the most innovative in the market.”

Jopling grew up in Claremore and is glad to be back home after many years of global business travel.

Meeting customer expectations is one of Jopling main priorities when designing a new product.

Kent earned his bachelors and masters’ degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University. His hobbies include boat restoration, spending time boating with both cruiser and performance boats, playing guitar and piano, running, cycling and donating his time to charities.