Maritime Consultants, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s naval architecture
and marine engineering firm, continues to grow its new office in the New
Orleans business district with the hiring of Senior Administrator Lauren
Reporting to General Manager Sergio Fifi, she is the latest
addition in a string of recent hires positioned to fully staff this new
office. In her new role, Gulkus will be responsible for project and
departmental administrative duties, while also assisting in the development and
documentation of business procedures. She will also support Jensen’s
ongoing sales and marketing efforts.
“We are aggressively continuing the growth of our New
Orleans office through the hiring of skilled professionals like Gulkus,” said
Fifi in a Jensen Maritime press release. “She will be instrumental in office
and administrative operations that will further our ability to do what we do
best — vessel designs that are efficient to build and extraordinary to
Gulkus graduated from Arcadia University with a bachelor’s
of arts degree in chemistry and biology. Before joining Jensen, she
worked as an operations coordinator at Toxic Litigation Group, a customs
compliance associate at Teva Pharmaceuticals USA and a customer service
associate at Philadelphia Insurance Companies.
Seattle-based Jensen, which also has an East Coast office in
Jacksonville, Fla., announced the establishment
of a third office in New Orleans this past summer at 1515 Poydras Street,
Suite 2030. The company plans to hire up to 10 highly talented employees
for a variety of positions in the new office.
Jensen says its strategic third office in New Orleans places
the company in close proximity to many important customers and shipyards in the
U.S. Gulf, of Mexico as well as to Crowley’s
Houston-based solutions group, a Project Management Organization
Solutions provides marine project management services as a
prime contractor for the energy and resource extraction industries. Jensen says
customers who will benefit from the company’s gulf presence include regional
shipyards and local operators, as well as clients in the offshore oil and gas,
energy, fishing, workboat and brown-water industries.