Board Of Directors

Henry Flinter - Director & Treasurer

Mr. Flinter is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including 10 years in the audit practice of Ernst & Young. In 2002, he joined Overseas Shipholding Group. In 2014, he became Senior Vice President and President of U.S. Flag Strategic Business Unit Of Overseas Shipholding Group. Mr. Flinter holds a B.A. degree from Gettysburg College and a M.B.A degree from New York University.

John McKenzie - Director & Chairman

Mr. McKenzie works as Logistics Manager for OSG Ship Management, Inc., and is the creator of the Tug Valour Memorial Fund. He began his career in the Marine Transportation Industry over 30 years ago with Interstate Ocean Transport as a warehouseman. Over the years, he worked his way up through various positions to his current position. He has dedicated countless hours to develop the Tug Valour Memorial Fund and to preserve the memory of the vessel's crew. Mr. McKenzie devotes much of his time and energy to volunteer work with a number of organizations including United Way, Victory Junction Gang Camp, and MacDonald Training Center.

David McCreadie - Director

Mr. McCreadie is an attorney board certified as both an admiralty and maritime lawyer and a civil trial lawyer. Mr. McCreadie is a shareholder in the Florida based law firm Lau, Lane, Pieper, Conley & McCreadie, P.A. and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and Tulane University School of Law.

Chad Colby - Director

As Senior Vice President, Chad Colby organizes the equipment financing activities for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in the Southeastern, United States. Financing activities primarily consist of large ticket, tax and non-tax motivated structured financings for transportation related assets such as corporate aircraft, rail equipment and marine shipping vessels. Business segment coverage is provided for the Investment Banking division, Corporate Client Banking division, Core Commercial Banking division as well as the Government, Not-for-Profit and Healthcare division. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm and one of the largest banking institutions in the United States with over $2.4 trillion in assets and operations in more than 60 countries.

Chad has served in various leadership and fundraising roles for the United Way, Rotary International, The Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay and the Moffitt Cancer Center. Presently, he is on the Board of Governors for the Florida State University College of Business. A lifelong Floridian, he is a 1988 graduate from The Florida State University with a B.S. in Finance. Chad is a member of the Tampa Bay Seminole Club, the National Seminole Boosters and an active member of the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago.

Bart Rogers - Director

Assistant Vice President, The Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training The Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship. Director of Manpower, Seafarers International Union. Employee of the Seafarers International union for 37 years. Married to Cindy Rogers with five children and five grandchildren. Head Coach Leonardtown High School Boys Lacrosse Team , Leonardtown, Md.