The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.'s (AEU) Vice President of Business Development, Rob Stuardi, has been appointed to the Shipbuilder’s Council of America’s (SCA)
Industry Partners’ Committee. AEU is a member of this nationally prominent association based on its longstanding support of the nation’s shipbuilding and repair industry.
“This is a high visibility position in the industry and within the SCA where the Committee represents the 88 Industry Partner members of the SCA, disseminating information about SCA activities to the Industry Partners, responding to their concerns, and representing them to the overall SCA Board of Directors.” said AEU’s Jack Martone, one of the founding members of the SCA Industry Partner’s Committee in 2012.
The inaugural committee consisted of the following industry members:
David Rathburn – Trident LLC, Chairman
Roy Arnold – Trident LLC
Rick Biben – Gibbs & Cox
Richard Hazard – Jamestown Metal
Fred Loomis – Winthrop
Jack Martone – AEU
Bruce Rosenblatt – Rosenblatt and Associates
2014 sees Jack Martone and David Rathburn rotating off of the Committee and being replaced by Rob Stuardi, AEU, and Mark Haller, Tri-Tec Manufacturing.
The SCA is the national trade association representing U.S. shipbuilders, ship repairers and the shipyard supplier base. SCA's team of experts advocate on behalf of the industry before the Congress and the Executive Branch, as well as provide SCA members with analysis on regulations, legislation and budgets impacting their businesses. The SCA, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1920.