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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
January 13, 2018

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**** ******** **.****** ****, Arkansas 72207 Ph: 501-***-****


I began working on OSV's in 1978. For the first two to two and a half

years, I attended a new Maritime school in South Louisiana (explained in education section). Through 1985 I worked my way up the licensing ladder, then decided to change fields, due to my

first marriage, and first child. During this period of working at sea I experienced a lot of different aspects of the marine industry. I.worked on OSV's, Dive support vessels, Vessels under contract to the U.S. Navy, and other military contractors, and Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels. After leaving the maritime industry, I purchased a retail

business, and spent the next 14 years self-employed. In 2000 I became interested once

again in the maritime industry. During the next 15 years, I served briefly as an A.B.,then as a Mate,and eventually a Master on an OSV in Brazil. Also during this timeI also gained experience in Saturation Diving, and also received my D.P. Certification


Extensive experience with Marine Operations

Good communication skills

Complaint resolution

Basic computer skills

Strong initiative

Strong team player

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Supervisory experience

Technical school training

Boat Handling Skils

Knowledge of Vessel Operationsl

Navigation Skills

Cargo Management

Experience with Diving Operations, OSV Ops.

and Survey Operations


Tidewater Marine – Morgan City, LA. Ordinary Seaman, 09/1978 to 03/1979

Basic onboard duties, including vessel sanitary, maintenance, securing vessel to dock, and offshoreinstallations, and navigating vessel from sea buoys to offshore installations.

State Boat Corporation – Patterson, La. 09/79 to 12/85

I started at State Boat as an O.S., I received my A.B. Unlimited while at State Boat. During my period of being an A.B. I worked on OSV's, also spent time on Vessels doing research for the U.S. Navy, as a hand-picked crewmember. We traveled to different locations on the Mediterranean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. After I became a Mate I began working on an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel. I worked on these vessels until I left State

Boat. During this time I also attended Louisiana Marine, and Petroleum Institute, and graduated from theInstitute. I will explain the school under the education section.

Self employed/Retail – Little Rock, AR Owner/Operator, 08/1986 to 01/2001

During this time my Masters License Expired.

KSI, Inc./ Kim Susan – Larose, LA A.B./ Mate, 03/2001 to 05/2006

I went to KSI when I decided to return to Sea. I spent six months before this, going to school to get my STCW,and also prepping for my 1600GT Masters License Unlimited, which I obtained in 2002. I began working at KSI as an A.B., due to the fact that I had not been on a vessel for quite some time, I felt I needed to get my "feet wet".

Otto Candies, LLC. - Des Allemands,

Mate/Captain July 2006 to June 2015 LA When I started with Otto Candies, I began working as mate on an OSV, then began working on a Saturation Dive Vessel for the next fiveyears. In 2010 I went to Brazil working as Mate on an OSV, then was promoted to Master until I left Brazil in 2014. I returned to working as Mate in the Gulf of Mexico until I left in 2015 EDUCATION

High School Diploma: 1976

Little Rock Central High - Little Rock, AR

Bachelor of Arts: Undecided, 1986-1988

University of Arkansas at Little Rock - Little Rock, AR

BBA: 1982

Louisiana Marine, and Petroleum Institute - Chauvin, La.

I was a member of the inaugural class at this institution. The school was set up to be a two year program. We

were to attend a two week orientation on the basics, ie: line handling, etc. After two weeks we were put to

work for a boat company for six months, then back to school for six months, then back to work. At the end we

received a degree in Marine Operations, and were able to test for our 500GT Mate Unlimited license, which I

did. As this was the first year of the school, things did not always go as planned. Schedules changed, in both

personnel, and school time, but we all graduated. I believe the school closed down in 1984, after they built the

new school in Houma. The school reopened as a license prep school, and is still there today.

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