Grace brings over 13 years of professional experience managing a wide range of activities from complex oil and gas exploration logistics, aviation operations and safety in remote Arctic Alaska, to business development and consulting. Most recently, Grace was responsible for leading all aviation logistics operations in the Alaska Venture for the Shell Exploration and Production Company.
Grace received her bachelor’s degree in Oceanography from the United States Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot and Aircraft Commander. During her service she held various leadership roles in Operations and Logistics as well as Director of Safety and Standardization.
Bill Crawford | Vice President of Sales & Marketing
As Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Bill is responsible for creating and implementing strategic plans for the sales and marketing teams and ensuring financial performance objectives for the organization are achieved.
Bill brings over 19 years of experience in the shipping and LTL industries to TOTE Maritime. Bill started his career at TOTE Maritime in Anchorage, Alaska in 2003 as an Account Executive covering vehicles, LTL, reefers and construction segments. He then was promoted to Special Projects & Logistics Manager, Lower 48 Sales Manager, National Sales Executive, Director of Sales and most recently Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Prior to joining TOTE Maritime he held various sales and management positions at Roadway Express.
Bill is a graduate of Washington State University and received degrees in Business Administration and English Literature. He also has received advanced certifications from the University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business in Fundamentals of Effective Sales Management and University of California Davis in Post-Harvest Technology.
Hartleigh Caine joined TOTE Maritime Alaska in November, 2013 after 14 years in the United States Army Aviation branch. At TOTE she is responsible for the daily operations consisting of operations and customer service capabilities as well as equipment maintenance and equipment control. She provides significant budget and P&L analysis as well as help design commercial strategies to grow business. She looks for innovative solutions from an operational perspective and over site to all vendor relationships.
Hartleigh comes to TOTE Maritime from the US Army where she fought in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She has experience leading both highly technical teams and large organizations. She brings a wealth of experience in the transportation industry and in executing day-to-day operations of large organizations. She is an honor graduate of the United States Military Academy with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She is an honor graduate of the Officer Basic and Captain’s Career & Rotary Wing Courses and qualified in the Longbow attack helicopter. She completed her Master’s in Business Administration at Columbia Business School.
Gene Gerrard | Vice President of Human Resources
As Vice President of Human Resources, Gene is responsible for the development of HR policies, practices and programs to make sure they support our business strategy, shared values and culture. Previously, he was the top HR leader at SeaBright Holdings, Inc. He has also served as Vice President at Drake Beam Morin, Inc., a worldwide provider of human resources services for recruitment, training, organizational development and change management.
Gene brings over 25 years of HR leadership experience, having worked extensively in human resources throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Gene received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Gonzaga University and has done graduate work in business administration at Eastern Washington University. He is a long time member of the HR Executive Forum and the Society for Human Resources Management.