Provide planning, oversight and analytical experience to a public or private organization engaged in ship or fleet operation with emphasis on marine environmental compliance, training, maintenance/logistics and related areas.
Program/project manager, analyst, corporate executive, and educator; specializing in the areas of maritime environmental, safety and health compliance; policy development; technical writing and editing; cost benefit analysis; process modeling and information system application development. Experienced in responsive consulting to government and commercial organizations; development and delivery of quality products tailored to a customer’s needs; working in a collaborative environment; and providing strategic decision support.
Fourteen years as environmental consultant to maritime public and private organizations. Nine years as US Navy surface ship officer.
BMT DESIGNERS & PLANNERS, Arlington, VA
July 1995 to March 2010
Vice President and Member of Board (5/2001 to 3/2010)
? Coordinating and tracked collaborative efforts between BMT Designers & Planners and nearly 20 international sister companies within the BMT Group. Initiated policies and procedures to ensure corporate compliance with Special Security Agreement.
? Conceptualized and managed numerous successful corporate improvement initiatives in areas of project management, quality control, information management, and corporate policy review and revision.
? Coordinated and wrote Corporate Executive Business Plans.
Commercial Shipping Program Manager (6/2007 to 3/2010), Ship Operations Group Manager (9/2008 to 3/2010)
? Established/hired qualified team and increased commercial shipping sales by 60%, establishing long-term customer base in first year of focused effort.
? Developed and managed significant marine environmental projects for the United States Coast Guard.
? Managed environmental technical and regulatory analysis projects of high-level interest to commercial shipping executives.
? Initiated and grew new Ship Operations Group, building sufficient business to hire 6 new employees in first 9 months.
Division Director (7/1998 – 6/2007) and Technical Director (10/1996 – 7/1998)
? Directed efforts of up to 40 employees in providing environmental/safety consulting and program management support to government and commercial clients for over ten years.
? Developed new lines of business that led to spin-off of two operating divisions.
? Financial and project management responsibility for annual revenue of over $4M.
? Personally managed and executed marine environmental technical and program support projects for shipyards, commercial ship operators, policy-making U.S. governmental offices and laboratories.
? Personally provided five years of staff officer support to the Ship Environmental Compliance Branch of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO N45).
? Led a comprehensive program evaluation that generated the guiding reference for a Navy environmental program for nearly a decade.
? Conceptualized and developed for market several data management and modeling software applications and tools related to shipboard environmental compliance.
Environmental Analyst (7/1995 – 10/1996)
? Personally conceptualized concept and led multi-disciplinary team during development of a complex ship waste volume/cost modeling concept and software.
? Conducted in-depth financial and environmental analysis that led to implementation of a Navy-wide contracting program.
BMT GROUP LTD
May 2007 to March 2010 (in conjunction with position at BMT Designers & Planners)
Head of Passenger Shipping Initiative
? Directed successful, ground-breaking international business development effort.
? Established first long-term services agreement with a cruise shipping company in group history.
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY AND U.S. NAVY.
Sept 1992 to June 1995
Assistant Professor of Naval Science
? Developed and taught undergraduate courses in coastal and celestial navigation and naval operations.
U.S. NAVY, OPERATIONAL TOURS OF DUTY ON SURFACE SHIPS AND SUBMARINES
Oct 1989 to May 1992
Oct 1981 to May 1982
As Afloat Environmental Protection Coordinator during one ship tour, developed and personally supervised a comprehensive shipboard environmental management program with involvement of over 50 ship’s personnel.
Master of Science (1995)
Master of Public Administration (1995)
Emphasis – Environmental Science/Policy
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Science (1986)
The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Top level writer/editor: with experience developing reports and documents ranging from 500 page reports on year-long government projects to single page white papers on topics of interest to senior public officials and corporate executives.
Highly skilled at the organization and summarization of complex information for analysis and reporting.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS (past and present)
American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) – Team Lead for Environmental Ship Design on ASNE/SNAME Joint Committee on Environmental Engineering
Cruise Line International Association – Member of Executive Partner Advisory Council (by invitation)
Commander, US Navy Reserve (retired) – twelve years reserve duty upon separation from active duty
Boy Scouts of America – Eleven years volunteer activity in this organization. Manages the efforts of nearly 60 other volunteer leaders.
Has held some level of clearance continuously from June 1986 until March 31, 2010, including Top Secret.