USMMA Names Academic Dean and Provost
national security, leadership and military history. He has published six books and is awaiting publication of his latest work, the co-authored book, National Security Education: Developing Strategic Leaders for 21st Century Security Challenges.He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S.), California State University, Dominquez Hills (M.A.), and The Catholic University of America (Ph.D.). Dr. Ballard has been recognized with a Distinguished Writing Award from the Army Historical Foundation and a Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal. His military decorations include the Defense
Port Houston Taps Moseley as CCO
and has held expanding roles in the U.S. and overseas with international freight forwarders, customs house brokers, beneficial cargo owners and ocean carriers Mitsui OSK Lines, COSCO Container Lines and CMA CGM. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international business administration from California State University at Los Angeles and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Isenberg School of Management. Moseley actively serves in leadership positions of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) and the Greater Houston Partnership
Gullickson Joins EBDG
, sales, event planning and administrative support. Stephanie will be responsible for the development of policies, processes, and procedures to ensure consistent and effective company-wide marketing efforts in order to successfully garner new business opportunities. Stephanie graduated from California State University Maritime Academy in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and later received her Master of Science in International Transportation Management from State University of New York Maritime College.
Greensea Adds Wingart as Quality Control Engineer
risk assessment for nuclear power plants. Wingart served four years in the U.S. Air Force as an Information Technology Specialist and one year in the Peace Corps as a renewable energy technology transfer volunteer. He earned his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from California State University. “When customers are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars a day offshore, products need to work right 100 percent of the time. Kevin’s experience in nuclear energy provided him with the engineering experience and sense of responsibility we felt was necessary for
UniCarriers Americas Expands Regional Sales Team
, Idaho and Alaska. Prior to joining UCA, West worked as a regional sales manager for the KION Group, warehouse solutions manager for NMHG and territory manager for Pape Material Handling. He currently lives in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. West earned a bachelor’s degree in business from California State University at Sacramento.
Metro Cruise/Metro Shore Hires Marketing VP
with launching new website platforms, a CRM system, and social media strategies. She also managed collateral production and marketing initiatives with tourism boards. Rofia has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science/international relations/comparative government from California State University, Northridge
Kemp Joins PMSA as Vice President
policy makers at the local, state and federal levels on trade issues that are so important to the environment and economy,” said PMSA President John McLaurin. Kemp has a long history of community involvement in the Long Beach area, including earning a B.A. and MPA from California State University, Long Beach, where he served two terms as student body present. He also has earned a certificate in Executive Leadership from the Harvard University School of Government.
Cal Maritime Ranks High for Graduate Earnings
California State University Maritime Academy alumni rank very high on the nation’s pay scale, according to a new study examining the earnings of recent graduates. Among 1,400 four-year colleges and universities across the U.S., Cal Maritime ranks seventh based on student earnings 10 years after enrollment, according to a study conducted by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. The study was based on the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard released earlier this year and designed to help future students choose the right university based on their
Port of Long Beach Hires Communications Director
Rodriguez to serve as president and CEO of LA 2000, the host committee for the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles’ first political convention since President Kennedy’s nomination in 1960. Rodriguez earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Los Angeles. She also completed one year of studies in the social ecology program at University of California, Irvine
Cruise Industry Gets First American Female Captain
“Of all the great moments throughout my career, this is at the top of my list. I am both honored that Kate accepted this position, and proud of the way our team continues to transform the way people think about Celebrity, and about cruising in general.” A graduate of California State University’s California Maritime Academy, Captain McCue has held a variety of roles in the maritime industry, beginning as a cadet and deck officer, then working through a series of successively more responsible positions to her most recent role as Master Mariner with Royal Caribbean International
Port Long Beach Prepares Future Leaders
The Walt Disney Company, who was a college intern at the Harbor Department from 2010 to 11 as well as a Port International Business Scholarship recipient in 2011. The Port awarded scholarships totaling $58,500 to 27 students from Long Beach high schools, Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach. Since 1993, the Port of Long Beach has awarded $607,650 in scholarships to 351 students pursuing careers in international trade and the goods movement industry. Michael Gold, the Port’s Director of Communications and Community Relations, reported on an expanded
Long Beach Port Appoints 4 Executives
, has been appointed the new Director of Finance for the Port of Long Beach. Before NYK, she worked for LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, where she held various positions -- CEO, VP Finance/Controller, and Accounting Manager. Christie has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA from California State University, Fullerton. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. The new Director of Maintenance, Fred Greco, has 29 years of maintenance management experience with airports, cargo operations, surface transportation, rail and public works. He has been the Public Works Operations Superintendent
Morrison Named POLB Asst. Managing Director
drains and other Port-owned improvements. The Maintenance Division is also responsible for upkeep of Port-owned infrastructure including -- but not limited to -- buildings, roadways, utilities, landscaping and lighting; and runs the Port’s vehicle fleet. Morrison is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach, with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and he earned an MBA from the University of Redlands. He is a licensed Civil Engineer in three states including California.
Long Beach Names Chun Director of Engineering Design
. Chun succeeds Neil D. Morrison, P.E., who was recently promoted to Assistant Managing Director, Engineering Design and Maintenance. Chun earned his bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and his master’s in Civil Engineering from California State University, Long Beach. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association. polb.com