Great Lakes Shipyard names Lisa Becton senior buyer for purchasing department

Lisa A. Becton has been appointed senior buyer of the purchasing department at Great Lakes Shipyard, an affiliate of The Great Lakes Towing Co.

For over 14 years, Becton was the senior buyer/special projects coordinator/surplus sales representative of Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Inc, in Mobile, Ala., where she was in charge of major material and subcontract purchasing for ship construction and repair.

Most recently, she was contracted by Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., to assist in the purchasing of high priority new construction projects.

Her certifications include Accredited Purchasing Practitioner and Certified Purchasing Manager, and she is a member of the International Institute of Supply Management.