AMP Management

Eric Pescinski – Chief Operating Officer

Eric Pescinski began his career in 1995 working summers as a laborer for Tri-State Painting.  He joined the company full time in 1998 as an apprentice painter and attained journeyman status in 2000.  He was promoted to Project Manager in 2002 and became Vice President of TSI in 2006.  Eric has extensive knowledge in scheduling, monitor and controlling job costs, safety, project coordination, administrative processes, crisis management and implementing corrective actions.  In 2013 he became a partner owner for Advanced Marine Preservation, LLC.

The duties and responsibilities of Eric Pescinski while serving as VP Operations for Advanced Marine Preservation include operating in a relationship management capacity, project plan and project manage as assigned and required by the work load.  Eric also works to identify and mitigate project, program and company risks and works independently to expand AMP’s presence up and down the east coast and mid west area.  Additionally, he is responsible for preplanning projects and preparing operating budgets to accomplish revenue and profitability goals.  He also supports all Project Managers, Quality Assurance team and maintains a company presence with the local Florida Ship Repair Association. His assistance to the company Safety Manager is invaluable in implementing and enforcing corporate safety policy and programs. 

He has been certified by the Society for Protective Coatings as a C-3 Supervisor / Competent Person for Deleading of Industrial Structures and a C-7 Dry Abrasive Blaster.  His training includes: Safety, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repairs S-200 Husky and A-3000 Jetlance Ultra High Pressure Water Jetting Equipment, Level I Coatings Inspector, Aerial Lifts, Scaffold Safety, Basic Occupational Safety and Health Standards, Suspended Access & Rigging, Telehandler Operator Safety, First Aid / CPR and PCB Awareness.

Eric has worked on numerous projects including, the Gold Star Memorial Bridge in Groton, CT; NY State Thruway Over Seneca River in Montezuma, NY; Deer Island Waste Water Treatment Facility in Boston, MA, the USS Nimitz in Bremerton, WA, the USS Truman in Norfolk, VA and is currently managing all preservation contracts with BAE in Mayport, FL.

John Poston – Florida Health and Safety Manager

 John Poston is responsible for the overall management of the safety department for Advanced Marine Preservation’s Florida operations. His duties include inspecting industrial premises for process and procedure adherence and good overall safety practices, investigate and process all required documentation for accidents and safety violations, ensure workers are provided with all required personal protective equipment, develop health and safety work programs and strategies, conduct safety trainings and provide specialty advice and information on health and safety to employees and subcontractors.

Mr. Poston is a graduate of Saint Leo University.  He has served in many areas of management including retail store management and government contracting.  His environmental, safety and health experience began in 2011 for South Bay Sand Blasting and Tank Cleaning.  As the EHS Manager, Mr. Poston was responsible for the safety of all personnel on contracted job sites.  He performed all training and certifications of personnel to NAVSEA standards, daily inspection of job sites and liaison to Government representatives.  Mr. Poston was instrumental in the development and implementation of a corporate environmental protocol and Job Safety Analysis documentation.  He has over ten years experience in providing underground and infrastructure support and he has worked with customers including North Florida Shipyard, BAE Systems, SERMC and NAVSEA and has assisted in preservation efforts onboard the USS Roosevelt, USS Philippine Sea and the USS The Sullivans.

Phillip Trimble – Project Manager Marinette, WI

Phil is responsible for working collaboratively with all customers, vendors and Navy representatives at  Marinette Shipyard in Marinette, WI.  His duties include applying knowledge of specifications, baseline scope and Navy standards to define and quantify work scope, working with vendors and purchasing for best pricing and delivery of materials and subcontractors in the field, accomplishing vessel inspections and assisting in the preparation of estimates and mitigating risk exposure in regards to Advanced Marine Preservation safety policy.  Additionally, Phil assists in the recruitment and development of employee retention and the implementation of company policies, procedures and programs.

Phil became a Project Manager for Advanced Marine Preservation in 2016.  He has accomplished preservation and blasting availabilities on several Navy class ships. These availabilities have included work on catwalks, elevators tanks, bilges, recesses, intakes, uptakes, plenums, voids, underwater hull and freeboard. Currently, Phil is managing the blast and paint production for the LCS program in Marinette under Fincantieri (FMM).  He is a certified C7 blaster and is certified in forklift operation, fall protection, CPR / First Aid, OSHA-10 and OSHA-30, C3 and C5 Competent Person

Jeff Lathrop – Director of Quality and Business Development

Jefff Lathrop is the Director of Quality and Business Development for Advanced Marine Preservation. Jeff’s current role with AMP is to shape and direct all Quality programs while building and maintaining professional relationships to expand and grow the opportunities for additional business.

Jeff has held many roles in the Marine Preservation industry primarily focused on Quality and Management of industrial contractors. From humble beginnings as a NACE inspector at a Hawaiian shipyard to CEO of a Global SSPC QP5 Inspection company, Jeff has always maintained honesty, integrity, and attention to detail in everything that is accomplished. Jeff operates with a “Path Forward” mentality, always pushing for a quality product without sacrificing schedule or budget.

Jeff holds NACE 3, NBPI, QCS, SSPC C3, ASQ Level 2 Auditor certifications and is a member of many industry specific technical societies. Jeff is also a recognized SSPC certified NBPI, 009-32, and PA2 instructor.

Jeff has worked on numerous industrial preservation projects across the globe from Commercial customers, NAVY, DOD, DOT, NAVFAC, AFCAC, among others.

Brittany Brogan – Chief Estimator

Brittany Brogan is the Chief Estimator at Advanced Marine Preservation, LLC. As Chief Estimator, she prepares and submits all bid requests and tracks all historical data to prepare the most accurate proposals for all of AMP’s customer’s. She is also the main contact for new and existing customers looking to work with AMP in Jacksonville and surrounding area. In addition to managing the proposal and bid process, she manages the government contract process for any and all issues that arise during the project phase of any job.

Prior to coming to Advanced Marine Preservation, LLC, Brittany served as the shop planner and estimator for General Dynamics in Mayport. During that time at General Dynamics she was credited with leading the estimating on an $82 million-dollar Navy repair contract in Mayport, one of their largest to date.

Brittany a United States Navy Veteran. After serving for 8 years, Brittany achieved her Bachelor’s in Finance from Jacksonville University and is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Jacksonville University. Brittany has extensive experience as a project liaison, planner, and estimator in the ship repair and preservation industry. She is highly skilled at cost estimation, material sourcing, evaluation and surveillance resulting in projects that are done on time and within budget.