The Shearer Group Inc. (TSGI) recently announced the promotion of two key members of the firm’s team — Joshua S. Sebastian, P.E. and Harrison C. Brann, P.E.

Sebastian, a 13-year veteran of the firm, has been promoted to the position of vice president — operations following his accomplishments as the engineering manager of TSGI for eight years. A registered professional engineer in Connecticut, Texas, and Washington, Sabastian will be responsible for all business aspects of TSGI while still utilizing his 23 years of broad maritime industry experience to assist TSGI in continuing to provide engineering services its clients have come to expect.

Brann, P.E., a seven-year veteran of the firm as a senior naval architect, has been promoted to engineering manager following his years of successful project management experience and receiving his Master of Business degree from Rice University in 2021.

Also, a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas, Brann will be responsible for managing TSGI’s engineering team. He has assisted in many of TSGI’s defining projects including towboat designs, drydocks, LNG conversions, hybrid vessel designs, tank barges, marine construction equipment and dredges.