|Brent Blackburn, Director of Engineering, Bollinger|
Lockport LA December 10, 2015 - Bollinger Shipyards announces the promotion of Brent Blackburn to Director of Engineering. President and CEO Ben Bordelon made the announcement, stating "Brent has been a key contributor to Bollinger’s success in leading our proposal and estimating efforts on the major governments programs the Company has pursued over the years. His leadership and management skills will assist in guiding the continuous success of our engineering department.”
Blackburn has over 16 years of experience in the U.S. shipbuilding and maritime industry. He joined Bollinger in 2004 working in various key engineering, estimating, and proposal roles mainly focusing on the company’s government programs. Blackburn’s career began as a Project Engineer in Bollinger’s engineering group and rose steadily through the engineering and technical design departments. In 2014, he was promoted to Technical Manager, a position that solidified and proved his abilities, skills, and overall knowledge in managing projects and priorities.