Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired Capt. John D. Reeves as a senior engineer and project manager.
Reeves is a licensed professional engineer and mariner who spent 22 years leading high-performance teams and directing engineering, maintenance, safety and operations for the United States Coast Guard. His background includes 13 years at sea working in engineering and operations, five years as a port engineer and manager of four industrial repair facilities, and experience working on and maintaining an array of vessels from 1940s era salvage ships to non-nuclear icebreakers.
"John was previously a client of EBDG, and now we are privileged to have this exceptional individual on our team," said EBDG President Joe Pritting. "He brings great attention to detail and extensive practical experience as well as PMP credentials. His management abilities are clearly an asset to EBDG, and we're excited to put his skills to work."
Reeves graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. He also holds a Master of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the American Society of Naval Engineers, and earned the Meritorious Service Medal as well as the Coast Guard Commendation Medal.
"I am very excited to be joining the Elliott Bay Design Group team," Reeves said. "EBDG has an outstanding history of service to our clients, and I look forward to continuing that proud tradition."