Team

Dave McCann

Dave graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation. After graduation, he served in the US Navy Reserve, eventually reaching the rank of LCDR, and sailed aboard ocean-going tankers with Maritime Overseas Corp, attaining his Chief Mate license for vessels of unlimited tonnage. He then attended the University of Plymouth in the UK, graduating with a Master of Science in International Shipping. He has been a broker ever since and a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers since 1997. He has been with Dietze since 1998 and became a managing member in 2006. Dave was recently named Managing Member in 2012.

Ryan Sullivan

Ryan graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering & Shipyard Management. Upon graduation Ryan served in the US Navy Reserve, reaching the rank of Lieutenant and sailed as Third Assistant Engineer aboard various vessels until 2003, when he joined Dietze as a crude broker, eventually becoming a partner in 2011.
 

Paul Schwack.

Paul majored in Business Administration at Concordia College in Bronxville, NY. Paul joined Dietze as a crude broker in 1996, eventually becoming a partner in 2006.

 

The Dietze Team (Brokers):

Chris Young

Chris attended Norwich University from 1967 to 1970, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. After graduating, Chris served in the United States Army Reserve and began his shipping career at Stolt-Nielsen, where he specialized in the parcel tanker trade between the USA and South America. In 1975 Chris became Chartering Manager for Stolt’s trans-pacific parcel tanker service. He later joined Dietze’s Jones Act desk as a crude and product broker, eventually joining the foreign flag crude desk in 1981. Chris has a total of 39 years’ experience in tanker chartering and brokerage.

Vanessa Nicholas

Vanessa worked at Braemar Seascope India Pvt. Ltd. From 2004 to 2009, New Delhi, in operations prior to moving to spot broking including 4 months internship with Braemar Seascope Ltd, London. From 2009-2012 Vanessa was a broker at Odin Marine Inc., She joined Dietze and Associates in 2012.
 

Bill Marmann

Bill is a graduate of New York Maritime College, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Marine Transportation and holds a Management Development Certificate from Cornell University. He has over 18 years of shore side experience, holding senior management positions in operations, chartering and projects in addition to five years sailing experience aboard ocean going vessels in the oil industry. Bill also serves as a Commander in the United States Naval Reserve and has an active Chief Mates License, unlimited tonnage, in the US Merchant Marine. Bill joined Dietze in August 2019.

Francis Wiseley

Frank graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation. After graduation, Frank sailed commercially with Overseas Shipholding Group for 5 years, majority of the time being spent in the OSG Lightering Fleet. Frank currently holds a U.S. Coast Guard Second Mate’s License for vessels of Unlimited Tonnage, with a DL PIC endorsement. He also serves as a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve.

 

The Dietze Team (Operations):

 

Carl Hubner

Carl graduated from the State University of New York’s Maritime College in 1975. He sailed from 1975 to 1977 on Crowley ocean-going tugs, ultimately gaining his Second Mate’s License of vessels of unlimited tonnage. He then joined Alltrans International’s Vessel Support Department and eventually moved to Sanko Kisen’s Operations Department. In 1981 Carl joined Dietze, where he has gained over 30 years of vessel operations experience.

Alther Camasura

Alther has a Diploma in Marine Transportation from the University of Cebu – Maritime Education and Training Center). He earned a Chief Mate Unlimited gross tons upon oceans license – STCW / (D2-0047041). He worked in Marine and Commercial Tanker Operations Assistant at Sanko Kisen (USA). Alther also sailed as a Licensed Officer onboard international sea-going tankers, product carriers and dry cargo ships. Alther joined Dietze in 2014.

 

The Dietze Products Team (Management):

 

Kevin Doughney

Kevin graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering. After graduating, Kevin served in the US Naval Reserve and sailed aboard US Flagged vessels (Tankers / Ro/Ro) from 1992 to 1998, ultimately obtaining his Chief Engineer’s License for vessels of unlimited tonnage. Kevin then attended the University of Plymouth, UK, graduating in 1999 with a Master of Science in International Shipping. He then joined M.J.L.F. as a product broker and became head of the clean desk in 2005. In 2008 Kevin started the clean desk at Dietze, and overseas / manages Dietze Products LLC.

Stephen Curt

Stephen joined Dietze in 2007 and began working in operations and DPP brokering, moving into CPP in 2008. He held internships with BW Shipping (Singapore), TeeKay Shipping (Vancouver), and B+H Shipping (Rhode Island) during his studies at the University of New Hampshire where he graduated in 2007. Stephen eventually became a partner in 2013.

 

The Dietze Products Team (Brokers):

 

Nick Geier

Nick has been with Dietze Products since 2011. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point) with a BS in Marine Transportation. After graduation, Nick sailed for 3 years on various types of vessels in the Offshore industry in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2011 Nick joined Dietze Products in the Operations department, and shortly thereafter became a CPP broker. He currently holds a U.S. Coast Guard Second Mate’s License for vessels of unlimited tonnage, U.S. Coast Guard 1600 Ton Master’s License, as well as rank as Lieutenant in the US Naval Reserve.

 

The Dietze Products Team (Operations):

 

Simon Young

Simon has been with Dietze since 2008. He is a Graduate of State University of New York’s Maritime College. After sailing for 3 years, Simon came ashore and worked for McAllister Towing from 1997 -2006 and Bouchard Transportation from 2006 -2008 before joining Dietze. Simon handles the Clean Operations.

 

The Dietze Team (Support Staff):

 

Lis Wilson

Lis joined Dietze & Associates in 2010 as Office Manager, after years of managerial experience at FMG Hedge Funds.