The knowledgeable staff behind our 5-star customer service

Professionals in the maritime industry turn to Maritime Pilots Institute's instructors when they want training that is as exciting as it is challenging. They come to us for research and assessments conducted by experts who balance an appreciation for maritime tradition with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge technology.

From instructors to administrative support, the Maritime Pilots Institute and Locus team consists of highly qualified maritime professionals. Each provides a unique perspective and unmistakable advantage to our clients and to our industry.

George Burkley
George Burkley
Executive DirectorRead Bio
Laura Burke
Laura Burke
Executive ConsultantRead Bio
Capt. Dan LaPorte
Capt. Dan LaPorte
Senior Maritime Instructor / Pilot InstructorRead Bio
John Botsford
John Botsford
Simulator OperatorRead Bio
Lori Simmons
Lori Simmons
Administrative AssistantRead Bio
Capt. Dave Fath
Capt. Dave Fath
Instructor PilotRead Bio
Fernando Lagunes
Fernando Lagunes
Simulator EngineerRead Bio
Lynn Bucciero
Lynn Bucciero
Accounting ManagerRead Bio
Laurie Heinz
Laurie Heinz
Executive Assistant / Office ManagerRead Bio