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Meet Our Leadership

Dawayne Lepper
Chief Executive Officer

Dawayne Lepper founded Blue Tide Marine in 2015 after recognizing the need for a complex maritime logisitics expertise in the private sector. With decades of military service behind him, Lepper began the process of building BTM with those skills sets ...

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Robert Pudney

Robert Pudney joined the Blue Tide Marine team in 2019 after 21 years of US. Navy service. A native of Plantation, Florida, Mr. Pudney graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1998, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Politic ...

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Michael Oberhelman
Chief Operating Officer

Michael Oberhelman joined the leadership team at Blue Tide Marine in 2016 after spending 20 years of service in the United States Navy. He retired, highly-decorated, at the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer. He entered the Navy in June of 1996. ...

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Blue Tide Marine Company Profile

Blue Tide Marine, LLC is a veteran owned and operated business headquartered in Suffolk, Virginia with an operating office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Personnel include Special Forces operators, maritime, aviation, and security experts, hand-selected for their specialized skills and experience. Half of the workforce at the company consists of Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

Blue Tide Marine provides innovative solutions to meet unique maritime logistics and operating challenges including urgent disaster response, aerial cargo delivery, medical support, undersea services, security, and a variety of vessel transport and management services.

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