Capt. Fath is a Deck Officer graduate of Maine Maritime Academy and holds a Master AGT license. Capt. Fath spent the initial 19 years of his maritime career at sea, including three years as a port captain prior to his acceptance into training with the Lake Charles Pilots. Capt. Fath finds that his time teaching at MPI sharpens his skills as a pilot, as he learns something new from his students and peers every time he teaches. He finds these interactions with other maritime professionals through his time at MPI to be very rewarding. When he isn’t piloting, Capt. Fath is often found spending time with his wife, keeping fit and enjoying a good meal or book.