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Keehan Promoted to

President, APC

Advanced Polymer Coatings has pro- moted David Keehan to President.

Previously, Keehan was APC VP of

Sales and Marketing. Keehan has a

Bachelor of Business Management de- gree from LeTourneau University. He has achieved Level 3 Certi? ed Coating

Inspector status from NACE Interna- tional, the professional organization for the corrosion control industry.

Bowles Appointed Director of

Donald L. Blount & Associates

Gibbs & Cox announced the appoint- ment of Jeffrey Bowles as Director of its Chesapeake, VA division. Bowles joined DLBA in 2001 as a Webb In- stitute Naval Architect and earned a master’s degree in Marine Engineer- ing from the University of Newcastle

Upon Tyne. He was promoted to

DLBA Technical Director in 2011.

Bowles is a licensed Professional Engi- neer in the states of Virginia, Florida, and New York, and is a certi? ed Proj- ect Management Professional.

SMART Center Adds Princi- pal Investigator, Director

The National Science Founda- tion (NSF) Southeast Maritime and

Transportation (SMART) Center has named Thomas Stout as the Center’s new Principal Investigator and Jen- nifer Palestrant as the Center’s new

Director. The SMART Center is fo- cused on developing effective career pathways and programs in the mari- time and transportation industries.

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