Stabbert Leadership Team

Our management team blends the abilities of master mariners with practical business and management skills. Each key member has the ability to engineer and navigate the vessels they manage, whether on a short trip or around the world. Our mechanical and structural expertise allows us to construct, convert, and maintain our equipment from the keel up. Our team develops the programs and oversees their safe and effective service.

Dan Stabbert

President and CEO

Dan Stabbert has a 45 year history as a Program Manager, Captain and Chief Engineer, with management experience from ocean going tugs up to 6000 HP, deep sea trawlers to 220′, passenger vessels to 250′, research vessels to 300′, and deep sea construction vessels to 367′, sailing all the oceans of the world. Under his leadership, Stabbert Maritime focuses on providing high quality specialized vessels to technology-based maritime service industries.

Lindsay (Stabbert) Sckorohod

Chief Operating Officer

Lindsay was raised in the marine business and has over 25 years of dedicated experience in the industry from deckhand to Vice President of Program Operations. Her in-depth human resource experience includes vessel crewing, logistics, employee relations, staff development, legal compliance, risk management, insurance and claim management and strategic policy development. Lindsay holds BA from Seattle Pacific University and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources.

Daniel Stabbert

VP Technical Services and Project Development

Daniel has been in the maritime industry in a number of positions and capacity for more than 20 years. Being raised in the marine business, he has progressed from engineering and shipyard management to vessel operations management and the direct responsibility overseeing more than $400 million USD in vessel refit and conversion projects. Daniel has managed major projects in Mexico, U.S., Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. In addition, he is directly responsible for fleet wide vessel operations, technical project development, and vessel contract compliance.

Neal Forde

Senior Vice President Business Development

Neal is an experienced and energetic leader and team builder, skilled in all phases of executive and operations management. He possesses extensive project development and implementation experience including resource allocation, feasibility and strategic planning and contract negotiation. He has broad experience working throughout the maritime industry on projects in the oil and gas sector, research and science sector and commercial fisheries sector. His experience varies from sailing as a vessel Captain to the management of multi-million dollar ship repair, seafood and shipping companies. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University. He also held a USCG Masters License.

Pete Tatro

Vice President, Strategies and Plans

Pete is seasoned Executive with more than 30 years’ experience leading highly technical operations for private enterprises, academic institutions, and the U.S. Navy.  He has a proven track record of implementing and optimizing operational frameworks, building teams, evaluating new technologies, developing new business, and improving financial performance. Pete received his B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and is the recipient of the Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal 

Kale Kramer

General Manager – Stabbert Marine and Industrial

Kale Kramer was born and raised on Whidbey Island. He started his marine career in 1999 and has over 21 years of new construction, ship repair, and complex fabrication projects experience. He leads the Stabbert Marine Industrial team and has extensive knowledge with regulatory bodies such as ABS, USCG, and DNV. Kale has a proven track record with customers and team members that includes high quality craftsmanship, integrity, and transparency. He is a 2014 graduate of Workboat Executive Management Program. He has built and/or repaired many types of vessels not limited to WSF car ferries, passenger vessels, high-speed catamarans, tugboats, fishing vessels, barges, cruise boats, and yachts. When Kale isn’t at the shipyard, he is usually sport fishing on the west coast or chasing big game in the mountains.