A Marine Engineer with more than 30 years experience in Maritime and Environmental consulting.  His areas of expertise include machinery such as boilers, steam turbines, diesel engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, refrigeration, desalinization units, and centrifugal purification/separation units.  An expert in environmental compliance equipment including ballast water treatment systems, oil content meters and discharge monitoring equipment, IMO approved incinerators, marine sanitary devices, and NOX and SOX emissions control systems.  Other areas of knowledge include piping systems, liquid cargo, power automation and control systems, electrical troubleshooter, and carpentry.

Academic Background

  • Calhoon M.E.B.A. Engineering School, Baltimore, MD, Third Assistant Engineer – Steam & Motor, Unlimited Horsepower,1981
  • California State University of Fullerton, Engineering, Fullerton, CA, 1974-1976


Professional Experience

  • RTI Group, LLC, Annapolis, MD, Marine Engineer, May 2014 to present
  • APL Maritime – Unlimited Horsepower Marine Engineer, 1988-2006
  • Investor/Developer/Partner and Consultant of Border House Brewing Company, Crystal Bay, NV, 1996-1999
  • Business owner of Investment/Development and Contracting Company of Residential/Commercial Properties, 1990-1998

Professional Associations and Activities

  • ISM/ISO9000 Training
  • NTC/SAFENET Ships Management Training
  • MAN/B&W S/K/L-MC/MC-C Engines Training Course
  • Situational Leadership Training
  • Daily Process Management Training
  • AMOS-D – Planned Preventive Maintenance
  • Alternative Energy Systems Training
  • Security Officer: Port, Company & Ship

Registrations and Licenses

  • Current USCG License, Chief Engineer – Steam & Motor & Gas Turbine, Unlimited Horsepower
  • Certified Stick, TIG, and MIG Welder
  • Journeyman Level Machinist
  • ISO 9001 & 14001 Systems Certified Lead Auditor (RAB/QSA)