Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) is pleased to announce that Lance C. Lemcool has accepted the position as Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “Lance is a welcome addition to the ESG leadership team”, said Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern Shipbuilding. “He is versed in nearly all areas of shipbuilding and his experience will be well applied to maintaining our status as a world class builder of government and commercial vessels.”
Lemcool, a veteran of the United States Air Force and United States Navy, started his career in the marine industry in 1989. Since then, he has successfully managed many robust programs and contracts, focusing on maximizing efficiency and profit growth. Mr. Lemcool’s business development strategies have consistently elevated companies’ profiles and customer reach. His diverse background includes Executive Management, Commercial and Government Business Development, Production Operations, Program Management, Contract and Subcontract Management, Purchasing, Estimating, and Proposal Development.
“I’m very excited to be part of Eastern”, said Lemcool. “I have followed ESG since the beginning of my shipbuilding career and am humbled that the D’Isernia family feels my skill set will fit well within Eastern’s can-do culture and first-time quality approach to building ships.” Lemcool continued, “We just do it better and I’m proud to be part of such an exceptional organization.”
Eastern Shipbuilding Group is a family held shipbuilding company located in Panama City, Florida since 1976 and is the largest private employer in Bay County. Since 2008, Eastern has spent more than $75 million dollars upgrading and expanding its facilities and shipbuilding capabilities to continue expanding and meeting the needs of its commercial and government customers.
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has three expansive waterfront facilities engaged in new construction and repair of all types of steel and aluminum vessels including: offshore patrol vessels, dredges, ferries, harbor/escort/ship assist tugs, offshore tugs, offshore/platform supply vessels, ATB’s, multi-purpose construction vessels, research vessels, firefighting vessels, barges, passenger vessels, fishing vessels, and inland towboats. Eastern maintains its role as one of the most diversified and innovative shipyards in the United States.