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Tom Martino, proprietor of Majestic Lanes, became President of the BPAA

during the Bowl Expo held in Orlando on June 26.


     Tom Martino, proprietor of Majestic Lanes in Hopelawn, became president of the Bowling Proprietors Association of America (BPAA) on Thursday, June 26, during the Bowl Expo held in Orlando, FL. Martino assumed that role as his term of president-elect ended. The BPAA, headquartered in Arlington, TX, has close to 3,400 member bowling centers.

     Martino has been in the bowling business for 41 years, the last 23 at Majestic Lanes. He previously owned Stelton Lanes in Piscataway and Hill Lanes in Old Bridge.     

     He has been extremely active in the bowling associations on a local and national level, including serving six one-year terms as BPAA treasurer. Martino has a B.A. in Accounting from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City.

     “I am excited to become BPAA's president and I am focusing on BPAA's mission statement which is to increase the profitability of all of our members,” Martino said. “My goal is to drive more customers into bowling centers so we can increase our number of participant's visits and introduce them to the many different structured products we offer,” he added.

     Martino and his wife of 43 years, Charlene, live in Morganville and have four children and four grandchildren.