Notable Assignments:

Maritime Compliance Specialist, Maritime Compliance International, Port of New Orleans, LA. 2014-2015.
Uninspected Towing Vessel Compliance Management and Marine Crew Training. 
USCG Compliance Survey, Maritime Transportation Act (MTSA) Training and Survey for Regulated Vessels and Facilities. 
Sub Chapter "M" Survey and Compliance.

Regional Safety and Compliance Manager, Sprague Energy, Portsmouth, NH.
Occupational Workplace safety regulation and training, marine facility inspection and marine hazardous material transfer personnel training.
Served as NIMS Coordinator and ICS-300 Certified.

USCG Senior Marine Inspector - Panama City, Florida 2004 - 2008.
Hull Inspector/Machinery Inspector, Small Passenger Vessel, Wood Hull Inspection Specialist, New Vessel Construction, Port State Control Officer, Domestic Tank Barge Inspector, Maritime Security Transportation Act Verification Inspector.

USCG Marine Inspector, Port of New Orleans, LA - 2000 - 2004.
Hull Inspector (Tank Ship), Hull Inspector, Machinery Inspector (Steam), Machinery Inspector, Dry Dock Inspector, Barge Inspector, Small Passenger Vessel Inspector, Port State Control Officer.

Shipboard Engineer, USCG Cutter RELIANCE Portsmouth, NH - 1996-2000. 
Operated and Maintained shipboard propulsion and auxiliary equipment.  Headed Shipboard Damage Control and Engineering Casualty Control Teams for a crew of 75.


USCG Marine Inspectors Course.

USCG Advance Marine Inspectors Course.

USCG Small Passenger Plan Review Course.

USCG Wooden Hull And FRP Inspection School.

Wooden Boat School FRP Hull Survey Course, Brooklin, Maine.

STCW Lifeboatmen Certification, Texas A.M. Galveston.

Advanced Marine Shipboard Fire Fighting, Del Gado CC.

USCG Confined Space Entry Safety.


Assisted clients of towing vessel companies implement safety management systems and trained hundreds of mariners to maintain high safety standards aboard industrial marine platforms. 

Developed, administered and maintained occupational health training for over 450 employees.
Developed and implemented MTSA Facility Security Plans for 15 marine oil and HAZMAT transfer facilities.  Earned the "I made a Difference Award".

Wooden Hull Inspector managing a fleet of over 50 working commercial wooden hulled vessels. 

Conducted Small Passenger Vessel Mariner Drill and Training field evaluations and USCG Certification Inspections for Small Passenger Vessel Fleet of over 225 vessels.

Dry Dock Inspector for Overseas US Cargo and Tank Vessels, Earned USCG Achievement Medal for outstanding performance as Marine Inspector.

Serving as Shipboard Training Team Leader for both the Damage Control and Engineering Casualty Control groups, RELIANCE earned back to back "E"s for excellence in damage control and engineering casualty control readiness.

Northeast Marine Technical Services, LLC.
James Nagle - Principle Marine Surveyor - SAMS SA.
US Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer (Ret) Marine Safety Specialist/Naval Engineer.
Merchant Marine Officer - Third Assistant Engineer, UNLTD.