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Ridgebury Team

TONY BULEZA

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Tony, a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point joins Ridgebury following time with International Shipholding Corporation and Archer Daniels Midland Company.


BRIAN HUVANE

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Brian, a graduate of SUNY Maritime College, joins Ridgebury as Operations Manager. Brian has sea, broker, and operational experience most recently with Principal Maritime and MJLF.


TIMOTHY MORRIS

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Tim, a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, joins the Ridgebury team as Operations Manager. Tim was most recently with Principal Maritime Management and Admanthos Shipping Agency working in operations.


TIM PHOTOPOULOS

TECHNICAL SUPERINTENDENT

Tim, a graduate of SUNY Maritime College, joins Ridgebury as Technical Supervisor. Tim was most recently with Principal Maritime and OSG Ship Management.


JOHN VLAHAKIS

SUPERINTENDENT

John, a graduate of SUNY Maritime College, joins Ridgebury as a Superintendent. John was most recently with Harley Marine Services and US Shipping Corporation.


KIRSTEN WOODS

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

Kiri brings 15 years of sales, marketing and administrative experience to Ridgebury.


ROBIN TESEI

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Robin, previously with Nordic Tankers and Blystad Shipping, Joins the Ridgebury team with 20 years of experience in purchasing, marketing, claims, collections, chartering and operations.


NIKHIL SARNA

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Nikhil brings a unique mix of experience and energy to Ridgebury, combining thirteen years of sailing experience including a full Master’s license, together with a Master's degree in Shipping Finance, a CFA designation, and six years experience in analytics and business development at a leading ship owning and ship management company.


MICHAEL TRIMBACH

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING

Michael, both ex-US Navy and an ex-Big Four CPA, has a wealth of practical experience in the freight and commodities world gained at prominent companies including Texaco, Noble Americas and MIS Commodities.


MICHAEL DEANGELIS

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Michael has served in a variety of accounting and controller roles at Noble Americas, Michael Page, SAC Capital and Energizer Personal Care, experience he put to work as Owner and CEO of Elite Accounting, where he provided outsourced accounting services to small businesses.