meet the team

Daniel Derebery, owner & Founder

Daniel has been in the marine industry for more than 20 years. Daniel has a passion for solving problems and leading a great team to success. He is honest, trustworthy, hardworking, and dedicated to making sure people have the best experience in their boating endeavors. 

Daniel has been a member of two different offshore racing teams in the American Power Boat Association circuit, and crewed several teams including Carlos 'N Charlie’s, Hidden Agenda, Team B'yond Reason, and many more. He is a Mercury-Certified technician, as well as a business-savvy team player.

Chad Langston, Mercury-Certified technician

Chad is a talented Mercury-Certified technician with more than 20 years of experience. His intelligence and leadership can help solve all of your problems. Chad is a master of generator, transmission and drive repair.

Jason Evans, Mercury-Certified and Vacuflush-certified technician

Jason is the man to get the job done because there is no job is too big or too small for him. He is a Mercury-Certified technician who also specializes in Vacuflush repair. He also professionally repairs boat trailers. 

John Evans, Underwater hardware specialist

John is a specialist in struts, prop shafts, rudders, etc.

Emily Haning, office manager

Emily is the smiling face you will see when you visit Leading Edge Marine. She keeps the office running, parts flowing, and the entire business rolling. 

Brittany Derebery, owner

Brittany is responsible for advertising, marketing, technical support, accounting, social media etc. Brittany has a master's degree in economics from the University of North Texas and a bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics from Austin College. Brittany's full-time responsibility is to Austin College as director of corporate and foundation relations. 


Mia & Tai, mascots

Mia and Tai are the reason we do what we do. Leading Edge Marine and the crew's love for them cannot be measured. If you stop by on a weekend, be sure to say "hello"!