The L123 Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Mark I. Steffy, the founder and CEO of Longitude 123, Inc., has over 45 years of extensive hands-on experience providing underwater construction management and technical consulting to energy companies, major utilities, engineering and environmental consultants, heavy civil engineering contractors and underwater services contractors. Mr. Steffy has served in key technical, environmental permitting management, project planning and project management roles on multi-million-dollar design and build projects for energy, utility, government, and commercial clients. Mr. Steffy has specialized in developing innovative solutions for unique and challenging marine projects, which have been featured in papers and publications such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Oil and Gas Journal, Offshore Technology Conference, Prevention First-Symposium, and Water Environment Federation.
Vice President – Projects
Scot Anderson has over 35 years of extensive hands-on experience on government and commercial projects. A degreed Ocean Engineer, Mr. Anderson has served in key technical, financial, business development, project management, senior management and customer service roles on multi-million-dollar design and build projects for energy, utility, government, entertainment and commercial clients. In addition, as the founder and operator of small businesses, Mr. Anderson understands all aspects of business operations and the importance of comprehensive planning and execution management, with ultimate P&L accountability to the project bottom line. From a key “team member” in large corporations to the “do it all” owner, Mr. Anderson is trained and experienced in all aspects of successful project acquisition and implementation.
Bryan Blum has 25 years of industrial experience in pipeline, offshore oil services, underwater construction, marine decommissioning, and technology with emphasis in leading organizations and building market share. Bryan’s career began in the pipeline and construction industry working in cross country transmission lines as well as the deepwater pipeline infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico. Bryan has been working in and out of California since 2008 when he was Vice President of Aqueos Corporation and he was integral in forming a strategic alliance with Longitude 123 in 2017 when he was serving as Vice President of TETRA Offshore Services. Bryan governs all the L123’s divisions including Thomas and Beers, LLC and is primarily tasked with managing company growth. Bryan holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Director of Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality
Dave Hammon is a 20-year veteran of the pipeline industry and is responsible for all aspects of Longitude’s HSE Culture and Quality Program. He is a fervent believer that “Safety” is a systemic part of an organization and its culture and is pervasive in all departments and aspects of that organization. As part of L123’s quest to provide extraordinary value, Dave communicates and understands customer challenges as they relate to HSEQ and will guide the L123 team towards complementing customer objectives while driving for continuous improvement of L123’s safety culture. He is responsible for ensuring that all employees have required training and any additional training that might aid in their development.
Dave’s background includes progressive positions in Field Support, Customer Relations, Environmental, Quality, and Human Resources. Though Dave is comfortable in the office environment, he constantly promotes safety culture and mindset by spending time in the field and project locations.
Dave has many professional accreditations and affiliations including: NACE Coating Inspector 1 & 2; Professional in Human Resources; OSHA 511; OSHA Compliance; OSHA Recordkeeping; he is a former Chapter President of MCSHRM Society and is a current member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.
Dave has Bachelor Degrees in Environmental Sciences with a specialty in Occupational Health and Safety from Louisiana Tech University.
Vice President –
Dan Holmes has over 29 years of experience in the marine construction and commercial diving industry. He holds a degree in Marine Diving Technology and remains active in the commercial diving community. Mr. Holmes began his career in 1989 working as a diver and worked his way through the ranks to diving supervisor on the West Coast and in the Gulf of Mexico. Starting in 1997, Mr. Holmes got “out of the water” and has held various managerial positions such as Project Manager, Operations Manager, Logistics Manager, Health, Safety and Environmental Manager, and Business Development/Client Manager. Areas of expertise include installation, inspection, maintenance and decommissioning; offshore tanker berth maintenance and decommissioning; offshore mooring system installation and maintenance; subsea pipeline construction, maintenance and decommissioning; and subsea power and communication cable construction and maintenance. Mr. Holmes maintains long-standing affiliations as a Board Member of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) and American Petroleum Institute (API) Coastal Chapter.
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