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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Elliott Bay Design Group News

Eric Coleman (Photo: EBDG)

Coleman Joins Elliott Bay Design Group

Eric Coleman has joined Elliott Bay Design Group's team of naval architects and engineers, bringing with him six years of marine experience.    Coleman’s experience is broad, with an emphasis on preliminary and detail design work of aluminum and steel vessels.  He has worked on a wide variety of commercial vessels and charter yachts up to 210 feet in length.  His background includes hands-on shipyard experience, comprising production oversight, class and regulatory compliance, and designing for production.   Coleman is a licensed professional engineer in Washington

Erik Johansen (Photo: EBDG)

Johansen Joins EBDG Electrical Team

Erik Johansen joined Elliott Bay Design Group's (EBDG) New Orleans office in December 2016 bringing with him 20 years of marine electrical experience. Johansen’s expertise includes supporting offshore vessel operators with major modifications, conversions and oversight of electrical contractors. His portfolio of vessel types includes workboats, ferries, tugboats, platform support vessels and chemical and petroleum carriers. Johansen enhances EBDG's growing electrical and marine engineering group with skills ranging from fleet electrical support to new design and installation support.

Bill Summers & Eileen Tausch

US Marine Consultancy EBDG Expands, Employs Marine Engineers

Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) says it has welcomed two new Marine Engineers to its team: William Summers (Bill) in its New Orleans office and Eileen Tausch in its Seattle office.  Summers is a seasoned marine professional with more than three decades experience in the offshore and oilfield industry.  His varied background encompasses the development and planning of marine engineering vessel modifications and new construction vessel operations.  He holds a MBA from Tulane University and a BS in Marine Engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Tausch graduated

Jeff Kelton

EBDG Names Kelton Field Liaison Engineer

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a Seattle-based Naval Architect and Marine Engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, Alaska, today announced the hire of Jeff Kelton as its Field Liaison Engineer in Ketchikan. Kelton is a naval architect with more than 38 years of industry experience. His background encompasses hands-on expertise in shipyards and ship design offices on the West Coast, Gulf Coast and in Japan. His vast experience includes project management, shipyard liaison engineering, structural engineering, high speed aluminum vessel design, structural designing to ABS-USCG-Det

Rachel Walker (left) and Paul Harman

EBDG Adds Two Staff Members

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a Seattle-based Naval Architect and Marine Engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, Alaska, today announced the hire of two new staff members, one in Seattle and another in New Orleans. Marine Designer Paul Harman has joined the EBDG staff in New Orleans. He previously worked as a contractor in EBDG's Seattle office. Harman brings 15 years of piping design experience to his position with expertise in the design of tank barges and new construction of various commercial vessels. He is a graduate of Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.

David Eubank (Photo courtesy of EBDG)

EBDG Hires Marine Engineer Eubank

Naval Architect and Marine Engineer firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired Marine Engineer David Eubank. Eubank joins EBDG with more than two decades of industry experience and a varied background that includes the design and project management of military, passenger and offshore vessels.  Eubank has worked on projects ranging from preparing sales proposals for multimillion dollar international contracts to leading design and engineering teams in the development of floatation products for drilling modules.  Eubank is Professional Engineer and earned his BS in Mechanical

Elizabeth Allen (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds HR Manager and Naval Architect

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired two additional professionals at its Seattle office: Elizabeth Allen as Human Resources Manager, and Bradley Olson as Naval Architect.   Allen brings more than 11 years of experience to her role as EBDG's new Human Resources Manager, with extensive experience in strategic planning, benefits administration, career development and training programs. She holds a BA in Communications from the University of Washington.   The firm’s newest Naval Architect, Olson, returns to EBDG after his 2015 internship. Olson completed his Master of Science in

Image: EBDG

Gullickson Joins EBDG

Stephanie Gullickson joins Elliott Bay Design Group's Seattle office as the Marketing Manager. She brings 12 years of experience within the maritime industry including management, marketing, 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

Jen Ladd (Photo: EBDG)

Ladd Joins Elliott Bay Design Group

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a Seattle-based Naval Architect and Marine Engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, announced today that it has hired Jen Ladd to head its human resources department. Ladd, formerly a consultant for the firm, brings more than 18 years of experience to her new role as part-time HR director. As HR Director, Ladd's responsibilities will include the formal establishment of EBDG's human resources department as well as facilitating recruitment and talent acquisition. Ladd’s background includes management development, succession planning,

Peter Tarabochia

Tarabochia Joins EBDG as CFO

Elliott Bay Design Group hired Peter Tarabochia as its new Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Tarabochia, formerly of Vigor Industrial, brings more than a decade of experience to his new role as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.  Throughout his career, he has played a vital role as an experienced financial leader for a number of fortune 500 enterprises. His background includes expertise in managing essential business and financial analysis combined with operational considerations to improve efficiency and profitability.  Tarabochia is a graduate of the University of

Will Ayers (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Hires Chief Electrical Engineer

Will Ayers has accepted a position as Chief Electrical Engineer with Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) of Seattle. He brings to his role over a decade's worth of experience in marine electrical engineering, which includes extensive use of USCG and class society rules, and all aspects of electrical drawing development with a focus on large, passenger vessels.   Ayers brings to EBDG experience in high voltage engineering and control and monitoring systems. He is highly proficient in onelines, load analyses, Arc Flash studies, fault current studies (including DC short circuit), Over Current Protective

From left: David Kaysen, Trygve Reid and Rex Sutherlin (Photos: EBDG)

EBDG’s Gulf Coast Office Adds Three New Hires

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has added three new marine engineers to its Gulf Coast office: Senior Naval Architect David Kaysen, Marine Engineer Trygve Reid and Marine Engineer Rex Sutherlin.   David Kaysen brings over 25 years of naval architecture experience to his position at EBDG. His technical and project management experience includes work with the U.S. Navy, USCG, NOAA and commercial ships. He earned a BS in engineering science from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master of Science in ocean engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology.   Trygve Reid brings

John D. Reeves (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds Senior Engineer/Project Manager

Capt. John D. Reeves has joined Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) as senior engineer and project manager.   Reeves is a licensed professional engineer and mariner who spent 22 years leading high-performance teams and directing engineering, maintenance, safety and operations for the U.S. Coast Guard. During that time, he distinguished himself as a trusted mentor and teacher sharing an extensive background that includes 13 years at sea working in engineering and operations, five years as a port engineer and manager of four industrial repair facilities, and experience working on and maintaining

Photo: Cross-Bay Ferry

Cross-Bay Ferry Launched

A new ferry service has opened in Florida, a St. Petersburg/Tampa ferry service, and organizers project that this is just the start as they "test the waters" for the new  service dubbed The Cross-Bay Ferry. “Everywhere I go, people ask me about the ferry,” said St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, an early supporter of the project. “The Cross-Bay Ferry is a fantastic example of regional collaboration to take on an important challenge – transportation – in a way that’s exciting to experience and pays homage to our maritime history. Importantly, this is

Elloitt Smith (Photo: Voith Turbo)

Smith Joins Executive Team of Voith Turbo

Elliott Smith has joined Voith Turbo’s Power, Oil & Gas Division as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.   Smith will be based at the recently-opened office in Houston’s energy corridor. “Elliott’s leadership and experience in business development will be valuable assets as we look to expand our footprint in the oil and gas market,” said Ron Wilson, President Americas of the Power, Oil & Gas Division. “Innovation is key to Voith Turbo’s growth, and his work leading new product development initiatives in the Americas will allow us

Mercedes Sierra is SENER’s new CEO in the U.S. (Photo: SENER)

Sierra Named CEO of SENER US

Engineering and technology group SENER has named Mercedes Sierra CEO of SENER in the United States.    Sierra joined SENER in 1985, growing within the organization and functioning in many management roles. This experience includes leading many of the international and multidisciplinary contracts for SENER in the aerospace field. In 2005 Spain’s Ministry of Economy appointed Sierra the Director of Aeronautics and Space of the Agency for Technology & Innovation where she served on a number of international oversight organizations and committees. Finishing her duties in July 2009

Dean Xeros (Photo: Principle Logistics Group)

Principle Logistics Group Names Xeros as President

Principle Logistics Group, a Fort Worth-based, strategic planning and transportation logistics and management company, has announced the hiring of Dean Xeros as their new president.   In his role, Xeros will be responsible for leading an aggressive re-launch of the former Principle Transport Group, which will include the offering of a wider range and more technologically sophisticated range of logistics tools and efficiencies. Bringing more than 30 years of proven logistics, sales, and business development experience to Principle Logistics Group, Xeros will focus on the company’s

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