Team

  • Phil Essex

    Sea Cliff, NY
    Phil Essex
    2003 - 2010
    Tonnage Coordinator, Germanischer Lloyd
    1991 - 2003
    Tonnage Coordinator Det Norske Veritas (first foreign class society delegated by USCG for tonnage work)
    1982 - 1991
    Senior Surveyor, ABS
    1974
    BS-Ed, SUC-Oneonta

    ~ SNAME member (1985- ); Who's Who in Science & Engineering (1998-99), Associate member representative, Passenger Vessel Association Board of Directors (2009- )
    ~ Active in community theatre as a performer and producer
  • Don Fletcher

    Baton Rouge, LA
    Don Fletcher
    2003 - 2014
    Field Staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    1992 - 2003
    Field staff for Det Norske Veritas
    1985 - Present
    Independent tonnage consultant
    1978 - 1985
    Admeasurer, US Coast Guard
    1969 - 1978
    Admeasurer, Panama Canal

    ~ Ardent follower of the LSU Tigers
  • Timothy Graul

    Sturgeon Bay, WI
    Timothy Graul
    2003 - 2014
    Field staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    1992 - 2003
    Field staff for Det Norske Veritas
    1981 - 2009
    President, Timothy Graul Marine Design
    1972 - 1981
    Project Manager, Peterson Builders Inc.
    1965 - 1972
    Vice President, Engineering & Sales, Grafton Boat Company
    1964
    BSE Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan

    ~ Has private pilots license
  • Gary Jones

    Houma, LA
    Gary Jones
    2003 - 2014
    Field staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    1993 - Present
    President, GW Jones & Associates
    1992 - 2003
    Field staff for Det Norske Veritas
    1986 - 1993
    Shipyard consultant
    1980 - 1986
    President & General Manager, National Shipbuilding Corp.
    1975 - 1980
    Chief Designer, Quality Shipyards

    ~ Die hard New Orleans Saints fan (Go, Dawgs!)
  • Mike Lemole

    Tuckahoe, NJ
    Mike LeMole
    2003 - 2014
    Field staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    2001 - Present
    President, LeMole Naval Architecture
    1991 - 2001
    Naval Architect/Marine Engineer, Blancke Marine Services
    1991
    BS Naval Architecture, BS Marine Engineering, Webb Institute

    ~ BMW Collector (especially 320's)
  • Bill Pecoraro

    Morgan City, LA
    Bill Pecoraro
    2009 - 2014
    Field Staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    1969 - 2009
    Vice President & General Manager, Gulf Craft, Inc.
    1967
    BS Industrial Engineering, University of SW Louisiana

    ~ Enjoys hunting, fishing and woodworking
  • Don Seymour

    Puyallup, WA
    Don Seymour
    2003 - 2014
    Field staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    1992 - 2003
    Field staff for Det Norske Veritas
    1977 - 1991
    Machinist Foreman, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
    1966 - 1977
    Admeasurer, Panama Canal

    ~ Breeds and shows Bichon Frises in AKC competition
  • Phil Wilkins

    Venice, FL
    Phil Wilkins
    2003 - 2014
    Field Staff for Germanischer Lloyd
    1996 - 2003
    Field Staff for Det Norske Veritas
    1990 - 1996
    Field Staff for ABS
    1965 - 1977
    Admeasurer, Panama Canal

    ~ Avid coin collector, long-suffering Mariners fan