Company Bios.

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J. Everett Babbitt
President & CEO
Corporate Office

Mr. Babbitt is the President of Bellingham Marine, and has worked with the company for over 30years. He joined Bellingham Marine in 1984 as a northwest sales representative, bringing with him ten... Read More

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Paul Chapman
Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Office

Paul began with Bellingham Marine in 1998 and has over 23 years of experience in the accounting field. Paul is responsible for the overall financial and accounting reporting for all divisions and... Read More

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Tina Jeffcoat
Vice President of Administration
Corporate Office

Tina came to Bellingham Marine in 1983 as a member of the administrative staff following a two-year tenure as a paralegal. Until 1995 Tina held administrative positions with BMI that involved... Read More

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Jesse Ellenz
Vice President, Special Projects
Corporate Office

Jesse joined Bellingham Marine in 2006 as Project Manager and the following year was promoted to General Manager. In 2014, Jesse was appointed to the position of Vice President of... Read More

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Jim Puder
General Manager
Southwest Division, USA

For several years prior to joining Bellingham Marine in early 1998, Jim owned a marine construction company based in California. Jim has over 15 years of marina construction experience and... Read More

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Eric Noegel
Manager of Project Development
Southwest Division, USA

Eric joined Bellingham Marine in 1996 as the Manager of Project Development for the Southwest region. Before coming to Bellingham Marine, Eric obtained a degree in Civil Engineering from the... Read More

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Steve Canaday
Manager of Project Development
Southwest Division, USA

Steve joined Bellingham Marine Industries as the Southwest Manager of Project Development in June of 2005. Steve brings 25 years of sales and management experience with him. Prior to joining... Read More

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Kevin Thompson
General Manager
Southeast Division, USA & Bellingham Marine Drystack

Kevin joined Bellingham Marine in 2008 as General Manager of the company’s Drystack Division. Kevin has over 10 years of commercial construction experience with a Bachelors in... Read More

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Steve Ryder
Manager of Project Development
Southeast Division, USA

Steve joined Bellingham Marine in May of 1988 in the Jacksonville, Florida SE Division office as a Marketing Representative for the Florida and Gulf Coast states. Prior to joining Bellingham... Read More

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Andrew Gibbs
Manager of Project Development
Southeast & Northeast Divisions

Andrew Gibbs started with Bellingham Marine in 1999, first in Bellingham, WA at the Company’s Northwest Division as a Marketing Consultant. In 2000, Andrew was promoted to Manager of... Read More

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Jay Varga
Manager of Project Development
Northeast Division, USA

Jay Varga has more than 29 years of sales experience and has been directly involved in the marina industry for the past 12. He joined Concrete Flotation Systems, a former licensee in the... Read More

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Rob Rasmussen
General Manager
Northwest Division, USA

Rob Rasmussen is the General Manager of Bellingham Marine’s Northwest Division.  Rob joined the company in 2015 bringing with him over 17 years of Heavy Civil construction industry... Read More

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Jim Engen
Manager of Project Development
Northwest Division, USA

Jim Engen has over 20 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and construction of marina dock systems. He joined Bellingham Marine in 1994 as a general laborer and worked his way up... Read More

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John Spragg
General Manager
Australia, Australasia

John Spragg joined Bellingham Marine Australia as General Manager in 1996 after a number of years as Fletcher Construction’s Marina Division Manager. John now is responsible for the... Read More

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Errol Redman
CFO Bellingham Marine Australia
Australia, Australasia

Errol was appointed Financial Controller of Bellingham Marine Australia (BMA) and Bellingham Marine New Zealand (BMNZ) in 1999. He is a Certified Practicing Accounting (CPA) and holds a... Read More

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Gary Charlwood
Area Manager
Australia, NSW

Gary has worked in the maritime and marina construction industry since 1997. During that time Gary has managed both sales and operations functions in marina component manufacture, piling and... Read More

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Thomas Meehan
Area Manager
Queensland, Australia

Thomas Meehan joined Bellingham Marine in 2012 as Project development manager for QLD Australia. Thomas joined with 12+ years’ experience in commercial construction having worked across all... Read More

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Marc Carney
Area Manager
Southern Australia

Marc is a strong member of the Bellingham Marine team. He joined the company in 2012 as the area manager for Australia’s southern territories including Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia... Read More

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Bruce Birtwistle
General Manager
New Zealand

After 3 years of working in the Middle East for Bellingham Marine’s licensee, Septech Emirates, where he served as the Business Unit Manager of Septech’s marine division, Bruce... Read More

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Mark Johnson
General Manager
Bellingham Marine Timber

Mark came to Bellingham Marine in 2011 with over 30 years in marine timber fabrication.

Upon graduation from high school, Mark attended Cape Fear Technical Institute in... Read More

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Adam Mills
Manager of Project Development
Timber Division, USA

Adam brings over 10 years of marina design and operational experience with him.  In high school, Adam worked part time with a regional marina manufacturing company.  He graduated in 2009... Read More