Director of Manufacturing
Mr. Giese is responsible for the successful execution of all new construction programs and facilities and maintenance. He works closely with the Directors of Program Management and Engineering to develop a build strategy, production schedule and milestones and execution of the final plan. All production crafts, Quality Assurance and Facility Planning report directly to Mr. Giese for overall performance, including safety, productivity and quality. Prior to accepting this current role with Nichols Brothers, Mr. Giese served as Director of Operations for Atlantic Marine and BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards in their Jacksonville, Florida facility, a major ship building and repair company. Mr. Giese holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and a MBA from Washington State University. Mr. Giese is also a Veteran of the US Navy Reserve.