To apply my business and management education, experience and leadership skills in the civil, defense or transportation industry, in a project management position, supporting a company associated with the global maritime market place.
Clipper Oil Company, San Diego, CA International Sales Representative July 2010-Present
• Selected from a pool of over 1000 applicants to fill the position of International Sales Representative.
• Coordinate and maintain the sale of lubricant oils and marine diesel to commercial and private vessels in the port of Pago Pago, American Samoa.
• Maintain contact with customers after sales are coordinated in order to ensure a smooth delivery for fuels and lubricant oils in ports throughout the
• Coordinate spot fuel sales in various ports throughout the United States and Mexico, fueling commercial vessels and private yachts.
• Bid on government tenders and contracts for vessels throughout the world.
• Aided in the expansion of the company’s marketing in various service areas, using internet advertising and search engine optimization.
Maersk Line, Limited, Norfolk, VA Technical Organization Intern Jun. 2009-Aug. 2009
• Maintained a fleet of commercial vessels through participation in day-to-day task planning and execution.
• Created a new web based software program for the logistical documentation of invoices and maintenance forms for vessels.
• Compiled and filed insurance claims for vessels that suffered damage due to poor fuel.
• Assigned to the Maersk Tennessee, observed and participated in the process and interaction between the vessel and home office.
• Participated in the removal of decomposing cargo, which had invaded several crucial sections of the environmental controls for the cargo area of
the Maersk Tennessee.
American Bureau of Shipping, Houston, TX International Business Intern Jan. 2009-Feb. 2009
• Hand selected from a pool of over 100 applicants as the first International Business Intern for a newly created Intern Rotation program.
• Gained Legal, Marketing, Human Resources, Project Management, Offshore Engineering, Ship Engineering, and Naval Engineering and Survey experience through daily participation in Department activities.
• Edited legal documents, as well as market advertising releases.
• Surveyed cranes and cargo ships through hands-on experience.
• Introduced to computer aided engineering design and management software and systems.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Washington, D.C. Mission Systems Intern Jun. 2008-Aug. 2008
• Processed logistical information pertaining to US Naval Vessels.
• Aided in the organization and participated in commissioning ceremonies for several types of vessels.
• Directly supported Admirals, Chiefs of Staff and Cabinet Members.
• Commissioned USS Sterett (DDG 102) and USCGC Bertholf (WMSL-750).
• Continued employment as an “on-call” employee.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA Aug. 2006-Jun. 2010
Bachelor of Science, International Maritime Business
Sea Term 2010- T/S Kennedy-Assistant International Maritime Business (IMBU) Rate: Taught courses on a wide range of subjects within the maritime business field while underway, concentrating on Operations Research, Modern Piracy, and Logistics. Developed schedules and coordinated class planning in addition to at-sea watches and other shipboard duties. Lead and managed the Student Government Association while on board, creating and executing fundraisers and social events.
Sea Term 2007- T/S Enterprise-Freshman Cadet: Six weeks of required sea time on a 540ft. steam powered training ship with hands-on training in: Shipping experience, Engine Room Maintenance, Plotting, Project control, fabrication of engine parts, introductory Emergency Management, Marine Safety and Environmental Protection and Deck Maintenance.
• Co-wrote “Modern Piracy: A Developing Threat “, presented at the 2009 International Association of Maritime Universities Conference in St.
• Chaired, Co-Chaired, former member of several Massachusetts Maritime Academy committees, including Curriculum, Food Services, Election and
SGA By-Laws committees.
• Class President for four consecutive terms at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
• Awarded an academic scholarship for a 3.0 GPA and a score on the SAT of 1200 or higher.
• Team leadership, speaking in front of large groups.
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access, Quicken, Quickbooks.