Now in its fifth year, the IMX 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals for their hard work and dedication to the inland marine industry. The award is presented to 40 men and women under the age of 40 who have made outstanding contributions to the inland marine transportation industry in a variety of fields.

The awards will be presented at the IMX Awards Lunch during the Inland Marine Expo, presented by The Waterways Journal at 12pm on May 25, in St. Louis, Mo.

This year’s 40 Under 40 honorees are:

 

Jacob Banet
Revenue and IT Manager
Wepfer Marine, Inc.

 

Troy Bernier
Analyst
Maritime Partners, LLC

 

Adam Binsfeld
President
Brennan Marine, Inc.

 

Curtis Blank
Director of Maintenance and Engineering
Associated Terminals

 

Chris Bourgeois
Vessel Planning & Repair Manager
American Commercial Barge Line

 

Kelsie Brien
Logistics Manager
McDonough Marine Service

 

Mark DiStefano
Manager Liquids Allocation
Ingram Barge Company

 

Michael Ditto
Captain
Southern Towing Company, LLC

 

Lance Eads
Director of Safety & Security
Associated Marine Service

 

Jake England
Vessel Maintenance Technician
J.F. Brennan Co.

 

James Gauthreaux
Director of Maintenance
Cooper Consolidated

 

Michael Gore
Training Manager
Southern Towing Company

 

Nathaniel Hough
General Manager of Gulf Operations
Campbell Transportation Company, Inc.

 

Spencer Hudson
Operations Manager
North American Stevedoring

 

Alexandra Huff
Director, Treasury
American Commercial Barge Line

 

David Hughes
Director of Operations
Arcosa Marine Components – NABRICO/WINTECH

 

Shane Irby
Logistics Manager
Waterfront Services Co.

 

Jeffrey (Todd) Kimery
Regional Maintenance Program Manager
US Army Corps of Engineers

 

Andrew Kimmel
Project Engineer
National Maintenance & Repair of Kentucky

 

Lucian Lott
Business Development/Director of Logistics
Turn Services

 

 

Rick Martin
Vice President, Open Hopper Barge Freight
Marquette Transportation

 

Norabel Matamoros
Account Manager
Kirby Offshore Marine

 

Paul Matthews
Executive Director
Port of South Louisiana

 

Joseph Meerman
Commercial Manager – Gulf
ARTCo

 

Jack Nash
Analyst
Maritime Partners, LLC

 

Nick Nassar
President
Colby Service and Supply

 

Zach Oswalt
Fleet Supervisor
ARTCo

 

Merritt Parsons
Director of Human Capital Development
Associated Terminals

 

Genelle Perez-Sandi
Manager Auditing & Special Projects
Sabine Surveyors, Ltd

 

Ryan Peters
Director, HR and Crewing
Marquette Transportation

 

Erin Pugh
Chief Experience Officer
Tug and Barge Solutions

 

Linda Ramos
Customer Relations/Outside Sales
Quality Turbo

 

David Reynolds
President
PTL Marine

 

Andrew Ritchie
Project Manager
Marine Solutions, Inc.

 

Matt Schapker
Vice President
Abco Industrial

 

Karl Senner
President
Karl Senner, LLC

 

Michael Steiner
Head Superintendent
Steiner Construction

 

Kristen Stojakovich
Senior Manager of Logistics
Campbell Transportation Company Inc.

 

Zach Usselton
Senior Project Engineer
Marine Solutions, Inc.

 

Rob Wayne
Mechanic
SCF Lewis & Clark Fleeting