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At Flagship Management, we offer a level of maritime experience and professionalism that has become the standard for the industry. All of our Partners and Associates are maritime professionals who have accumulated many years of practical maritime experience at sea and ashore.

Our Partners

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Mick Tansey Partner

With over 20 years of experience in the maritime industry, Mick has utilized his engineering background in a number of assignments. Mick has worked in U.S. Navy shipyards, sailed commercially on U.S.Flag vessels, held several technical engineering sales roles, and has operational experience as a branch manager, in areas ranging from the United States and Latin America. Mick has the unique distinction of having operational experience with nuclear, slow speed diesel, medium speed diesel, gas turbine, and steam propulsion systems. Mick is a marine engineering systems graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point and earned a MBA with the University of Florida. Mick has raised his USCG license to 1st assistant engineer, unlimited hp. He is active in both the KP and UF Alumni Associations, and is a member of several community organizations and charities.

Email mick@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 954-577-5100

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Tim Green Partner

Tim is an experienced executive with a record of success in the maritime industry. Tim has an extensive network of contacts in the ship brokerage, ship finance, insurance, and admiralty law sectors. Tim works primarily with companies and executives to develop marketing and business development opportunities. He is frequently consulted by financial institutions, law firms, and shipping companies on potential business opportunities as well as intelligence in the market. Tim’s professional experience includes time sailing on his merchant marine license onboard tankers. Tim spent 7 years as Manager of Sales at SeaWave LLC providing satellite communications and IT solutions for the maritime industry as part of the original management team. He was essential in securing funding, launching of all sales and marketing activities as well as the eventual buyout of the company. Tim is a 1994 graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point and a licensed deck officer. He is active in many industry organizations and well known throughout the maritime industry.

Email tim@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 954-577-5100

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John F. “Jack” Mylott Partner

Jack Mylott leads search and recruitment assignments in a broad array of sectors including maritime, transportation, logistics, and engineering services. Jack brings more than 25 years of maritime and international business experience to his client work. 
Jack Mylott’s professional experience includes senior executive positions with Tropical Shipping and Ecuadorian Line, as well as starting up and leading several successful entrepreneurial ventures. Jack has led commercial shipping activities and operations in the dry bulk, reefer, and liner markets. His experience covers responsibility for business units in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Jack Mylott is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and earned a M.B.A. from St. John’s University. He is a leader in many industry and community organizations, has served as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve, and is a licensed deck officer.

Email jack@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 954-635-5565

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Craig Johnson Partner

With 20 years of marine operations, auditing, and entrepreneurial endeavors, Craig has built a solid career as a networker and business development specialist. Craig has worked with a wide variety of owner/operators in the maritime industry, including deep-sea tankers, passenger vessels, ferry/RO-ROs, and OSVs. Craig has also worked in the industrial arena with a highly technical manufacturer. His international experience includes operations in the Far East and Canada. Craig is a marine engineering graduate of the Maine Marine Academy. Craig has raised his USCG license to chief engineer, unlimited hp. He is the sailing coach for the University of Miami, an avid hockey player, and an active member of the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association.

Emailcraig@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 954-577-5100

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Rory McGuire Partner

With over 17 years experience in the maritime industry, Rory has worked in a diverse range of sectors in the industry. His recent professional activity included the provision of advice on maritime policy to the Irish government and the provision of specialist maritime taxation advice to government representatives in Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. He was closely involved in development of legislation for the introduction of the Irish tonnage tax, as well as supervising the development of shipping finance schemes. Rory also provided support for companies looking to expand in Europe and invest in the Irish maritime sector. Prior to his involvement with the Irish government, Rory was a business developer for one of the world’s largest maritime risk and research companies. A graduate in economics and politics from the National University of Ireland (NUIG), Rory has a postgraduate diploma in business, also from NUIG, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Oxford Brookes University.

Email rory@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+353 1-905-9100

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Mike Stuart Partner

Mike Stuart graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy in 2008 with a B.S. in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation while being a four-year letterman of the football team and serving as Captain his senior year. After graduation, he sailed for Kirby Inland Marine as a wheelman, being promoted to Pilot and holding a USCG Third Mates License and a Mate of Towing endorsement. Mike has leveraged his contacts to specialize in recruiting for the inland and offshore towing industries, the marine terminal industry, and the commercial maritime industry. His goal is simple: combine his passion for the maritime industry with his knowledge of the recruitment process.

Email mike@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 954-577-5100

Our Associates


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Sheila LaFleur Senior Associate

Sheila is a graduate of the California Maritime Academy where she obtained a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Law. She holds a USCG Unlimited Masters License and has 7 years shipping experience on board tankers, tugs, break bulk, and multiproduct vessels. In 2009 she started recruiting and has had much success in business development and candidate placement with some of the industry’s best companies. She holds a certificate in Human Resource Management from Florida Atlantic University and is a member of the CMA Alumni Board of Directors.

Email sheila@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 954-577-5100


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Jenni Bardi Office Manager — Europe & Asia

Jenni is the office manager for Flagship Management’s European business and is responsible for the administration and financial activities for the company in Europe. Jenni has extensive experience running her own companies in the UK and Hong Kong and brings those skills to the Flagship operation. As well as handling the day to day administrative activities, Jenni is engaged in database management and company research supporting Flagship’s recruiters.

Email jenni@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+353 1-905-9100

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Emma Lister — Europe & Asia Associate

Emma has spent several years working at sea, initially with P&O Cruises and subsequently on the world’s first Semi-Submersible cruise ship, the Radisson Diamond. Emma returned to Ireland where she took up the role of Human Resources officer for the Brown Thomas Group in Dublin. With over 20 years experience in business, Emma has a broad working knowledge of human resources, Sales management, and marketing.

Email emma@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+353 1-905-9100

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Beth Wilson-Jordan Senior Associate

Beth Wilson-Jordan is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and earned a Master’s of Science degree in Transportation Management from the State University of New York Maritime College. She is the former President of the Connecticut Maritime Association Board of Directors and her maritime background includes marine fuels, consulting, education, and intermodal operations for a manufacturing firm.

Email beth@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 203-883-6000


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Tanya Byrne Associate — Europe & Asia

Tanya Byrne is a 1997 graduate of the Russian State Geological Prospecting University where she earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Geology. She has over 10 years experience as a technical recruiter in the European, Central Asian, and Russian markets supporting clients in the operating, drilling, oilfield services, engineering, and construction companies.

Email tanya@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+353 1-905-9100


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Mare Culnane Senior Associate

Mare is a 1980 graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a BS in Marine Engineering. She holds a USCG Chief Engineer License unlimited hp. Mare spent over 10 years shipping on Exxon tankers as well as freighters, container vessels, and passenger vessels. Once ashore, Mare worked as a Port Engineer for MSC, Technical Sales Engineer, Fuel, Lube and Energy Conservation Manager and New Ship Construction Manager for Chevron, Marine Engineering Manager for a start-up San Francisco public ferry system and presently operates Culnane Maritime Consulting LLC concurrently with maritime executive recruiting. She can be reached by mobile phone: +1 607-595-8953 or via the office contacts below.

Email mare@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+1 570-727-3071

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Bob Hope Associate – Europe & Asia

Bob is a graduate of Queens University Belfast (LLM Corporate Governance) and Dublin Institute of Technology (Masters in Law).

He has extensive experience in the Financial Service Sector both as a compliance specialist and as a headhunter. His past professional relationships include industry leaders such as State Street, J.P Morgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Jupiter Asset Management inter alia.

He has a love of all things maritime and is always glad to meet with other maritime professionals and to discuss industry related issues.

Oh! And like the rest of us at Flagship, he can’t get away from the sea! Scuba diving and sailing are among his passions!

Email bob@flagshipmgt.com    Phone+353 1-905-9100

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Erika Homon Associate

Erika has a diverse background in sales, account management and operations working in the maritime, financial services and technology industries. Prior to relocating to Fort Lauderdale, she served as a fleet coordinator working for International Registries on behalf of the Marshall Islands. Erika has a BA in Psychology from the University of Delaware and believes her understanding of the human psyche contributes to a successful partnership between clients and candidates.

Email erika@flagshipmgt.com    Phone954-577-5100 ext. 123