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.
JB MARINE SERVICES, LLC, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Marine Consultant/Project Manager, 2005-2006
EXATECH/MARINE TRAVELIFT, Sturgeon Bay, WI
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.