TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico Leadership
Kevin D. Kendrick
President, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico
Kevin D. Kendrick was named President of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico business unit in January 2022. As President of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, Kendrick is responsible for maintaining the company's commitment to service excellence and leading the organization's operating strategies. Kendrick joined TOTE in March of 2012 as Chief Commercial Officer, bringing the organization more than 21 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry.
Kendrick began his career with the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group in 1991. He was selected for the Maersk Management Training Program and began his career as an outside sales representative in St. Louis. Later, he expanded Maersk’s presence in the Midwest by opening and managing the company’s Kansas City office. Kendrick continued to advance in sales management and general management for Maersk Inc.
VP Operations, tote maritime Puerto Rico
Jim Wagstaff is Vice President of Operations at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico and has been employed by TOTE for more than 25 years. He currently leads the team in delivering exceptional customer experiences for our land-based operations, equipment, and inland transportation. He has also held the positions of Vice President Support Services, AVP Terminal Operations, and Operations Supervisor.
Wagstaff joined TOTE in October 1998 as an Operations Supervisor in Jacksonville, Florida. From January 1999 to 2008, he held several leadership positions. In March 2008, he was promoted to AVP Terminal Operations with company wide responsibilities for equipment, marine, and terminal functions. In July of 2011 he was named Vice President Support Services and inland transport and risk management functions were added to his list of management duties.
He attended Florida State College and has received advanced leadership and management training from the University of North Florida, Columbia, and Harvard Business School. Jim lives in MacClenny, Florida with his wife and their 2 children.
VP of COMMERCIAL, tote maritime Puerto Rico
As the Vice President of Commercial for TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, Chris Willman drives the collaboration and coordination of diverse teams including marketing, sales, and business development to deliver valuable customer experiences. With 18 years of leadership at TOTE, he has an ability to align various departments to ensure the organization remains at the forefront of customer-centricity, exceeding expectations, and building long-lasting relationships.
Willman began his career at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico in 2005 as an Inside Sales Account Executive. In August 2006, Chris was promoted to Regional Sales Manager of the Midwest region and in 2011, he returned to Jacksonville as the Manager of NVO/FAK accounts. His continued success led to being named a Regional Sales Manager and then Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Chris holds a degree in Transportation Logistics from the University of North Florida.
VP & GM Caribbean Services, TOTE Maritime Agency PR
Eduardo Pagan joined TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico (TMPR) as Vice President and General Manager of Caribbean Services in November of 2010. TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico provides critical and collaborative support to TMPR. He brought more than 30 years of supply chain, sales, manufacturing, management consulting and transportation industry experience, and a strong commitment to community as an active member of many nonprofits and industry organizations.
Previously, Pagan led his own successful consulting firm specializing in business development and strategic planning. Notably, he played a pivotal role in the transformative Puerto Rico Water Authority Revenue Optimization Program. In addition, Pagan made significant contributions during his extensive 21-year tenure at Unilever, assuming key responsibilities in manufacturing, distribution, and international sales. His profound involvement in Total Quality Management (TQM), Total Productivity Management (TPM), and Lean Manufacturing enabled him to enhance overall business practices and drive improvements in operational productivity, safety, and environmental impact. Pagan's leadership extended to spearheading the Competitiveness Team and Strategy for the esteemed Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association.
VP of pricing, tote maritime Puerto Rico
Mike Nicholson joined TOTE in July of 2002 as a pricing director for the Caribbean focused on the US Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic and now serves as the vp of strategic planning/yield for TOTE Puerto Rico. He has worked directly in the maritime transportation industry since 1984. Prior to joining TOTE Maritime, Nicholson completed the training program at US Lines in the spring of 1985. He held various pricing positions involving several International Markets: the Mideast and south Asian countries, with US Lines from 1984 to 1986; Europe, Asia and South America with Crowley from 1987 to 2000; and South America with Hamburg-Sud from 2000 to 2002, all before specializing in the Caribbean market with TOTE Puerto Rico.
He holds a BS in Management and Labor Relations from Niagara University.
VP of Service Excellence, TOTE maritime Puerto Rico
As the Vice President of Service Excellence, Tom Wallace plays a pivotal role at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, leading the Booking, Customer Service, Documentation, Regulatory, Hazardous, and Cargo Support teams. Tom began his tenure at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico in 2005, and has held many positions including overseeing Project Management, Shipment Services, Customer Service, and Intermodal Operations. His expertise lies in driving innovation and implementing new systems, streamlining intricate work processes, and strategically aligning resources to consistently deliver greatest value to customers.
Tom has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Supply Chain Management from the University of Florida. He also holds a master’s degree from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business.
Controller, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico
Kristin Morrison joined TOTE in June 2008 as a Senior Financial Analyst and is Controller for TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico today. Over the previous 15 years, she held various key positions across multiple business units including Accounting Manager and Controller roles. With a wealth of expertise in financial management, Kristin oversees general accounting functions including monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting processes and ensures data is accurate and timely.
Kristin’s contributions to the development of the forecast and five-year capital and operating plans have provided invaluable insights for strategic decision-making. She has a strong background in internal control and compliance and has successfully coordinated both internal and external audits. Prior to joining TOTE, she held influential financial positions at Melitta USA, Associated Marine Institutes, and First Advantage Corporation. Kristin's exceptional financial acumen and proven track record drives TOTE towards continued financial success.
Director of Safety, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico
Rachel Mallory is Director of Safety where she leads the organization in implementation of safety strategies. She joined TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico in October 2012, and within 11 years of dedicated service she has been a Customer Service Specialist, Booking Supervisor, Intermodal Operations Manager and Manager of Fleet, Maintenance and Repair.
Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, she attended the University of North Florida and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Mallory supports numerous charities such as the Dreams Come True Foundation and the Tom Caughlin Jay Fund, as well as volunteering at the Jacksonville Public Library.