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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The University Of Michigan News

Richard McCreary (left) and Bill Blount (Photos: Vigor)

Vigor Hires McCreary, Blount in Leadership Roles

and fabrication. He brings to the role long history in shipbuilding and ship repair, having serves as Executive VP for VT Halter in Mississippi for five years, CEO of Marinette Marine from 2005 to 2011, and recently finished a six year tour with BAE Systems in Alabama. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering. Blount joins Vigor as the Manager of International Business Development for the company’s portfolio of military craft and specialized aluminum patrol boats. He has 26 years of maritime leadership experience, including time as the Commercial

Bradley Lamkin (Photo: Glosten)

Glosten Promotes Lamkin to Senior Marine Consultant

. A 20-year veteran at Glosten, Lamkin specializes in resolving stability issues for a variety of vessels including barges, hopper dredges, passenger vessels and tugboats. Lamkin is a graduate of Calvin College (BSE, Mechanical Engineering, 1994), and earned his Master’s degree from the University of Michigan (MSE, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 1996)

Photo: TecNiq

TecNiq Grows North American Sales Team

. The two will share similar responsibilities at TecNiq representing the full line of products. McNees will focus on trailers and Nelson on marine. McNees brings over 15 years of sales experience to TecNiq. Prior, she worked as a general manager in the technology industry. She attended Davenport University and Michigan State University for leadership. Nelson has over 12 years of marketing and account management experience in the telecom and technology industries, including selling to nonprofit and municipal accounts. He holds a bachelor's degree in business and communications from Eastern Michigan

Benedict Capuco, Vice President, Platform Solutins Group at Gibbs & Cox.

Capuco is Chief Naval Architect of Gibbs & Cox

landing craft and commercial marine dredges. He also worked on numerous advanced ship design concepts such as Small Waterplane-Area Twin Hull, Surface Effect Ship, Hydrofoil, Trimaran and Deep-V hullforms. Capuco holds a bachelor's of science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan and a master's of science in Civil and Ocean Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  His professional affiliations include: * Member, University of Michigan National Advisory Board for the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, * Member, American Society

Raj Batra, president of Digital Factory for Siemens USA

Siemens' Batra Elected to the NEMA Board

as a sales engineer and product manager developing automation solutions for Discrete manufacturing and process industries.  Batra earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Michigan and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan. NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its nearly 400 member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems

John Hunter, P.E. (Photo: BHGI)

Hunter Joins Bristol Harbor Group

John Hunter, P.E. has been hired by Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) as the firm's most recent addition to its naval architecture and marine engineering practice. Hunter joins BHGI as a Senior Naval Architect. He holds a B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. He is also a member and a past chairman of the New England section of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). He has 40 years of experience in the design and construction

Michael Noone (Photo: TOTE Maritime Alaska)

Noone Named President of TOTE Maritime Alaska

Logistics, including the SMEAL College of Business Administration at Penn State University and the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University. He also earned certifications in Advance Management from INSEAD, in Strategic Planning and Implementation from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is a past Steering Committee Member at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).   Noone’s predecessor John Parrott, who has served as the company’s President since 2009, will join TOTE’s sister company, Foss Maritime as Chief Operating Officer, where

Elizabeth Allen (Photo: EBDG)

EBDG Adds HR Manager and Naval Architect

, 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 Engineering at University of Michigan and, as part of a four-person team, won the Lisnyk award for a U.S. Coast Guard Heavy Ice Breaker design

Kyle Burleson (Photo: DWCPA)

New Head at Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority

to joining the DWCPA, Burleson acted as the legislative director in the office of Congresswoman Candice S. Miller where he handled a legislative portfolio consisting of judicial, energy and environmental issues. Burleson has a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Michigan, and a doctorate in law from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Howard Fireman (Photo: ABS)

ABS Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

of ownership, systems engineering, design integration, research and development and operational support. He also served as Chief Naval Architect and Director of Surface Ship Design and Systems Engineering.   Fireman holds a BSE and MSE in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan and has a Master's degree in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University.  

Todd Grove (Photo: ABS Group)

Grove Named ABS Group President, CEO

Officer for ABS Group's parent company, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). He has served more than 30 years at ABS, in various senior technical and operational management roles across the world.   Grove holds a bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan, an MBA from the University of Houston and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program

Eileen Tausch

EBDG Welcomes 2 New Marine Engineers

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 with a BS in Naval Architecture from the University of Michigan (U‐M) and minored in Electrical Engineering. She previously worked as an intern at EBDG's Seattle office and was part of the project teams working on a multipurpose supply vessel for one of the firm's offshore clients. The additions of Summers and Tausch bring the total number of EBDG

Jeff Kelton

EBDG Names Kelton Field Liaison Engineer

projects involving naval and commercial ship design requirements and their associated regulatory bodies. Kelton served as the Project Manager and co-author of the marine elements of the 1997 Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan. He holds a BS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan. ebdg.com  

Jim Mackey (Photo: Choice Ballast Solutions)

Choice Names Mackey Business Development Manager

team that developed the Hyde GUARDIAN ballast water treatment system in the early 2000s.   Mackey has a wealth of knowledge in ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) and retrofit installation.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Naval Architect and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan

Steve Carlson (Photo: Harley Marine Services)

HMS Announces Management Hires

his last assignment being Chief of the Office of Naval Engineering where he oversaw engineering and logistics support to the entire Coast Guard fleet of over 230 ships and 1500 boats.  Carlson has advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture from the University of Michigan, an executive development program certificate from the University of Washington, and a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.  

Bill Summers & Eileen Tausch

US Marine Consultancy EBDG Expands, Employs Marine Engineers

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 with a BS in Naval Architecture from the University of Michigan (U‐M) and minored in Electrical Engineering.  She previously worked as an intern at EBDG's Seattle office and was part of the project teams working on a multipurpose supply vessel for one of the firm's offshore clients. The additions of Summers and Tausch bring the total number

Matthew R. Werner (Photo courtesy of Webb Institute)

Werner Named Academic Dean of Webb Institute

.S in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and M.S. in Ocean Technology from Webb Institute. He also earned a M.B.A from Long Island University. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of New York.   Professor Werner has taught as a visiting professor of engineering for the University of Michigan and an adjunct professor for both the United States Merchant Marine Academy and Stevens Institute of Technology. Since joining the Webb faculty, Professor Werner has maintained an active consulting practice in the areas of ship design, naval architecture, marine engineering, and ship operations

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