SMS personnel are directly responsible for the quality of services provided to clients.

Leadership

William Mahoney In-2C-14px

Managing Director

Bill directs the firm’s operations and business development.  His specialty consulting areas include compliance system development and continuity services.  Bill leads the SMSLLC team in developing compliance solutions that are simple, effective and appropriate to each client's needs.  He also leads the company in meeting the ever changing regulatory, safety and compliance challenges faced by the maritime industry. Bill holds a B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a B.S. in Marine Transportation from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.  
 
Certifications: Safety & Quality Systems Auditor, Putting Your ISO System Online, ISO 9001: 2000 Transitioning, ISO 14001 Implementation, ISPS Code Company Security Officer & Ship Security Office

Roger Miller In-2C-14px

Director & Senior Project Manager

Roger is a seasoned maritime and consulting professional who coordinates the firm’s fiscal and business strategies. He has assisted numerous clients with the development and improvement of their compliance programs and is most valuable to the SMSLLC team in providing his analytical review and critique for key project deliverables.  Roger holds a B.S. in Nautical Science from Maine Maritime Academy and an MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology - U.S. Business School in Prague.  

Certifications: Master (Oceans & Tonnage Unlimited), Internal Quality/Safety Auditor, ISPS Code Company Security Officer & Ship Security Officer, Risk Assessment/Accident and Investigation

John Hess In-2C-14px

Project Manager

John is an accomplished maritime professional with a career reflecting over 35 years of combined experience at sea and ashore providing management system services to various vessel operators.  He is a proponent of risk-based procedural control and behavioral-based safety.  He has performed hundreds of operational audits seeking process improvement as well requirement compliance.  John holds a B.S. in Marine Transportation from the United States Merchant Marine Academy.  

Certifications: Master (Oceans & Tonnage Unlimited), ISO 9000 Maritime Assessor/Lead Assessor, ISO 14001 Lead Auditor, Certified Quality Improvement Associate, DSMP Auditor, ISPS Code Company Security Officer and Ship Security Officer

Frank McGinty In-2C-14px

Project Manager

Frank has over 30 years of experience in marine operations including over 20 years of seagoing experience as a deck officer on tankers, dry and bulk cargo vessels.
Frank’s experience includes providing subcontracted port captain services for MARAD product tankers.
Upon joining SMSLLC in 2003, Frank has been involved on management system development and implementation, hazard assessment and regulatory analysis. He has been the SMSLLC project manager for Military Sealift Command since 2003. Frank holds a B.S. in Marine Transportation from the State University of New York Maritime Academy.  

Certifications: Master (Oceans & Tonnage Unlimited), ISO 9000 Maritime Assessor/Lead Assessor, ISPS Code Company Security Officer and Ship Security Officer.

Henri Levesque In-2C-14px

Associate Consultant

Henri holds a B.S. in Marine Engineering Technology from Maine Maritime Academy and has several years experience as a classification society surveyor with the American Bureau of Shipping. As part of his experience with ABS, Henri has extensive experience with shipboard implementation of domestic and international regulations and completed assignments in New York, Houston, San Francisco, and most recently, Honolulu.

Certifications: Licensed Marine Engineer (Diesel & Steam) and Safety & Quality Systems Auditor