• Klaus Luhta

    As a licensed mariner who sailed aboard U.S. merchant vessels for a decade, Klaus Luhta has traveled around the world by ship. Coming ashore to study and practice law, Klaus…...

  • Rear Adm. Wendi B. Carpenter

    Wendi B. Carpenter is a retired United States Navy flag officer, retiring in 2011 after a distinguished 34 year career with significant operational experience and key roles in organizational transformation,…...

  • Captain Richard Phillips

    For five days in April 2009, Captain Richard Phillips became the center of an extraordinary international drama when he was captured by Somali pirates who attacked and boarded his ship.…...

  • Captain Steven E. Werse

    Captain Steven E. Werse is currently serving his second term as International Secretary-Treasurer of the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P), a position to which he was first…...

  • Rear Adm. Leendert “Len” Hering Sr.

    Rear Adm. Leendert “Len” Hering Sr. USN, (retired), is a prominent military and civilian sustainability leader with a broad background in energy and environmental issues. His passion in sustainability is…...

  • Tony Chatman

    Tony is a recognized leader in the areas of personal transformation and workplace relationships. He has devoted his adult life to understanding what makes people tick, how to bring out…...

  • John D. Baker, Jr.

    John D. Baker, Jr. has extensive family heritage in the maritime industry and with labor, with both his father and brother sharing similar careers.  He grew up around the Great…...

  • Thomas R. Donahue

    Thomas R. Donahue is one of the most influential leaders of the post-World War II American trade union movement. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of Labor and…...