Foss Focus: Stories about our Foss Family

Hard Work and a Passion for Building New Boats
Corey Cook, Foreman
From the Coast Guard to Foss
Rob Nakama, Manager of Contingency Planning and Emergency Response
Looking Back on 41 Years at Foss
John Barrett, Director of Fleet Engineering
Honoring Foss Captain’s Distinguished Service in Safety
Greg Phillips, Foss Maritime Captain
A Commitment to Customers Drives FMC Director
Chris Wolf, Director of Customer Service
QA Manager Draws Upon Decades Of Logistics Experience
Randy Lau, Quality Assurance Manager
Naval Academy Graduate Joins Engineering Team
Caitlin Ness, Project Manager
Chance Meeting While Surfing Leads to a Job at Foss
Guy Beckwith, SOCAL Port Captain
Best Approach to Job is ‘Head On’
Paul Hendriks, CSR Regional Operations Manager
Cadet Calls Foss Experience ‘Way Beyond Expectations’
William “Will” Kenyon, Cadet
Foss Captain Takes on Improving Industry Safety Standards
Mark Grosshans, Captain
After 45 Years at Foss, he ‘Bleeds Green’
Mike Skalley, Billing Manager
the Chief Mate on the Denise
Megan Rycraft, Chief Mate
System Administrator began Foss Career in High School
Sean Ducharme, System Administrator
From Racecars to Aircraft to Tankbarges
Daniel Zufferey, Tankerman
Like Mother, Like Daughter
Blessie Goco, Risk Manager/ Ina Burke, Claims Manager
Foss Captain Adjusting to New Role on Land
Pete Roney, Project Operations
John Tarabochia Came to Seattle in 1962
John Tarabochia, Terminal Cranes/Jesse Tarabochia, Terminal Cranes
Terry Dawley Knows His Exact Date of Hire at Foss
Terry Dawley, Rigging Shop/Matthew Dawley, Rigger and Mechanic
Steve Sorg Has Been Welding Since He was 10
Steve Sorg, Steel Shop/Seth Sorg, Rigging Shop
Sam McCanless Instructs His Son
Sam McCanless/Zane McCanless, Paint Shop
Five Years of Having a Desk Job
Jon Hie, Director, Shipyard Operations/Sarah Hie, Administration
I Didn’t Know Which End of a Paintbrush to Grab
Bill Ibsen/Ben Ibsen/Jeff Ibsen, Paint Shop