Accredited Marine Surveyor, New England Marine Survey, LLC. 1986 to present. Founded and operate leading marine survey practice. Investigate and manage marine property damage and personal injury casualties. Investigate and manage shore-side marine facility property and liability claims. Conduct value and condition surveys of yachts and coastal commercial vessels. Supervise professional and support staff. Provide mentoring to other marine surveyors. Teach related business seminars.
Manager, Oyster Point Marina, New Haven, CT.
Responsible for customer service, maintenance and repair operations of 100 slip/ mooring marina. Managed budget, supervised support staff.
Casualty Adjuster, Paul C. Higgins, Inc. North Haven, CT.
Investigate and adjust property, liability and marine claims.
Police Officer, Clinton Police Department, Clinton, CT.
Traditional public safety and criminal investigative activities. Served in Regional Crime Task Force, Court Liaison Officer and Youth Officer and Detective assignments. Operated Marine Unit and investigated boating accidents, enforced boating laws.
Professional Designations and Affiliations:
Charter Member, The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors®.
Past service as Regional Director, Vice President of Education and Secretary/Treasurer.
Associate in Claims, Insurance Institute of America®.
Member, 25+ years. The Connecticut Marine Trades Association.
Past service on Board of Directors.
Member, American Boat and Yacht Council®
Member, National Fire Protection Association®
Member, Technical Committee on Fire Fighting Vessels NFPA 1925
Member, International Association of Arson Investigators
Education and Professional Training:
Bryant University, Smithfield, RI. Bachelor of Science, Law Enforcement, 1977.
Connecticut Municipal Police Training Academy. 127th Session; Graduated 1st in class.
Certified Fire Fighter I, II, USCG Certified Advanced Marine Firefighting,
Certified Fire and Life Safety Educator I, Certified Fire Service Instructor I.
Certified Pro-Board Fire Investigator
State of Connecticut, Casualty Adjuster
State of Rhode Island, Claims Adjuster, All Lines
United States Coast Guard, Merchant Marine Officer.
Master of Motor and Steam Vessels. 50GT. Towing Endorsement.
Town of Haddam, CT. Fire Marshal.
Haddam Volunteer Fire Company, Associate Member, EMR and Firefighter.
Town of Clinton, CT. Board of Finance, Vice Chairman. 1996- 2006.
Responsible for developing and management of municipal budget. Represented Board of Finance on Capital Improvement and Technology Committees.
Clinton Volunteer Fire Department, Honorary Member. 15+ years active service.
Past service as EMT, Firefighter, CPR Instructor, Marine Lieutenant and Marine Captain.