Board of Directors

Ben Ognibene

Concord CEO

  • 25 years in the tanker markets
  • CEO Heidmar Inc.
  • BA, Lehigh University

Jim Hurley

Concord COO

  • 30 years tanker chartering experience
  • MD, Crude Pools Heidmar Inc.
  • BS, SUNY Maritime

Bryce May

Managing Partner, Co-founder American Working Capital

  • 25 years capital markets experience
  • Board Member Medway Air Ambulance, Inc. and Mr. Bults, Inc.
  • MBA, Columbia University

Leon Patitsas

CEO & Founder of Atlas Maritime

  • 20 years of owning and operating tankers and dry bulk vessels
  • INTERTANKO (the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners) council member
  • MS, MIT, BS, Tufts University

Dan Christoffel

Partner American Working Capital

  • 20 years investment banking and advisory services
  • VP Duff & Phelps, LLC
  • BS, Vanderbilt University

David Ickert

VP Treasurer/Finance Air Tractor

  • 40 years finance and auditing experience
  • Certified Public Accountant – State of Texas
  • BS, Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX