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Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis Joins Bush, Romney Bid Group To Buy Marlins

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 17

Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis said that he was recruited by Jeb Bush to "join the ownership group that’s now made up of former rivals in the Marlins hunt," according to Douglas Hanks of the MIAMI HERALD. Bush united with Tagg Romney and Quogue Capital Founder Wayne Rothbaum to "pursue ...

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