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USCG Retired, CG Marine Investigator 15 yrs, Deck & Engineering Inspector 20 yrs


Dynamic, versatile, and goal-oriented Marine Consultant and Project Manager with more than four decades of experience that includes honorable service with the United States Coast Guard, as well as civilian expertise in quality, safety, environmental management and consulting. Strong communicator and effective leader, with proven experience in new ship construction, inspection, investigations, repairs, and marine emergency response for pollutions, fires, and collisions. Certified Marine Safety Surveyor with history of developing and executing exceptional quality action teams able to meet and exceed complex organizational objectives and drive sustained organizational performance.


Provided 30 years of honorable and progressively responsible leadership.

Served as Lieutenant (0-3), Assistant Supervisor and Senior Investigator of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment in Sturgeon Bay, WI, 1998-2004.

Worked as Chief Warrant Officer, Material Specialist (CW04), 1991-1998.

Served as U.S. Coast Guard Damage Control Senior Chief (E-8), 1974-1991.


Marine Consultant/Project Manager, 2005-2006


Quality, Safety, and Environmental Manager, Supplier Auditor, 2006-2014


Belleview Area College, Belleview, IL, Associate of Science and Associate of Arts, emphasis in Business Management

U.S. Coast Guard, Technical Courses and on-the-job training, 1974-2003,Humnan Factors Engineering, ISM, EPA, CG, HLS, ICS

OSHA, Training Courses, 2006-2014

World Safety Organization, Certified Safety Manager and Certified Safety and Security Director, equivalent to a degree in Safety and Security Management

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, Not currently Certified


Certifed Safety & Security Director, #751 WSO equivalent to a Masters Degree in Maritime Safety


Marine Consulting ? Maritime Crisis Management ? Emergency Response ? Quality ? Safety and Security

Marine Investigation ? Regulatory Compliance ? Team Leadership ? New Vessel Construction ? Welding

Heavy Steel Fabrication, Machining, Assembly? Effective Liaison ? Marine Surveying ? Technical Writing Customer Satisfaction ? Homeland Security ? Command and Control ? Resource Management ? Sales


Received 2001 Congressman James Sener Award for Excellence in Marine Investigations, as well as the Coast Guard Achievement Medal for superior performance of duty in recognition of the investigation into the disappearance of the commercial fishing vessel LINDA E.

Sturgeon Bay, WI,
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