Executive Leadership

Ronald W. Hughes - President, CEO and Co-Founding Partner


  • Years of experience: 30+
  • BS in Chemical Engineering; Masters in Engineering  Management and an MBA
  • Experienced in project management, offshore construction management and technical engineering management
  • International experience (Asia, Africa, Middle East, South America and Europe)
  • Military leadership and operational experience

Bao X. Nguyen - V.P. of Projects and Co-Founding Partner



  • Years of experience: 15+
  • MS Global Leadership and Project Management    
  • BS Mechanical Engineering 
  • Experienced in project management and engineering for installation of offshore structures and pipelines.
  • International experience (North/South America, West Africa, Europe)​
  • Military leadership and operations experience                    

Glenn C. Tucker - V.P. of Engineering and Co-Founding Partner



  • Years of industry experience: 14+
  • BS in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic      University​     
  • MS in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic      University 
  • Experienced in pipeline design, pipeline installation, heavy lift installations, subsea design, and project management.
  • International experience (Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, South America, and Australia)          


Douglas M. Poteet - V.P. of Operations and Co-Founding Partner



  • Years of industry experience: 30+ 
  • Experienced in Project Management, Deep and Shallow Water Offshore Installation, Pipeline Route Design, Structural Design, PLET/PLEM Design and Installation Procedure Development 
  • On-site & On Vessel Client Representation on Installation Vessels (Both Foreign and Domestic)​
  • International Experience (North & South America, West  Africa, Asia and Europe