Motivated and highly professional Vessel Operator with over 7+ years of experience. Conscientious and hard-working team player seeking new opportunities to utilize my skills in a Maritime or Marketing position.
Education and Training
August - 2014
Maritime AdministrationTexas A&M University － Galveston, TX
International LPG Course － RotterdamThe NetherlandsOverseas training at head office of Unigas International Inc. with deep understanding of LPG including technical, accounting, chartering and operational training.
04/2016 to Current
Vessel OperatorUnigas International Inc. － Houston, Texas
Responsible for business in the USA/Americas for vessels on time charter and spot/tramp shipments.
Optimize bunkers in favor of saving charterers time and money.
Issue voyage instructions, nominations, and letters of indemnity when applicable, arrange supply & delivery of bunkers.
09/2014 to 04/2016
Vessel Coordinator/ AMS RepresentativeCargill Inc. － Houston, Texas
Manage vessels while in port to reduce risk, cost and time in port.
Provide best in class service to ship owners/operators while advising Operators overseas how to cut costs on delays with lay berths and negotiating tug contracts based on volume.
Handle all AMS filings for Cargill for any ship coming to the U.S. to discharge bulk cargo shipments.
08/2013 to 04/2014
Director of MarketingWoodlands Wellness & Cosmetic Center － The Woodlands, TX
Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all, marketing strategies, graphics, web content and public relations activities both internal and external.
Advised practice owners of trendy and exciting ways to enhance social media marketing and elevate their visibility with web traffic and SEO marketing.
04/2011 to 10/2013
Director of Marketing & Public RelationsAmerejuve － Houston, TX
Direct the efforts of the marketing and public relations team, while researching marketing opportunities at strategic and tactical levels.
Initiated complete overhaul of marketing strategy, including re-branding, digital marketing, with a focus on fewer marketing techniques.
Managed and motivated the team to reach monthly sales goals as well as handling all customer service issues for each of the eight locations.
04/2005 to 06/2008
Vessel AgentBiehl & Company － Houston, TX
Handled essential services such as pilotage, towage, and mooring.
Arranged any requirements instructed by the principal when advised and maintained constant communication with terminal personnel and principals 24 hours a day.
Administered times for vendors, government officials and berthing prospects as well as entering and clearing vessels.
Activities and Honors
Youngship Texas - Board Member since February of 2017- PR & Event Coordinator
WISTA - Women in Shipping & Transportation - Member since April 2016