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Northern Marine adds to management team

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Northern Marine, a builder of long-range expedition yachts, luxury craft and commercial boats, announced the expansion of its management team.

Jan Kallshian, Bryan Kay, Randy Stoneman and Mark Allred bring experience in business, finance, design and boatbuilding to the Anacortes, Wash.-based company.

New company CFO Jan Kallshian has been a self-employed business and financial consultant for 20 years. Before that he was controller at Northwest Marine Technology for 10 years and worked in public accounting for seven years.

As Northern Marine's controller, Bryan Kay manages the company's accounting operations. He has more than 25 years of experience in financial and accounting management in a variety of industries. Kay holds an M.B.A. as well as an undergraduate degree in economics and business administration.

Production manager Randy Stoneman is a master boatbuilder with 29 years of experience in the marine industry, the last 20 of which include the production of megayachts in the Pacific Northwest. Stoneman is also the founder of RivTech Drift Boats, manufacturing handcrafted fishing boats.

As Northern Marine's chief naval architect, Mark Allred manages the company's design and engineering departments. Allred has six years of experience in the marine industry, most recently at Marquis Yachts in Wisconsin. He is a graduate of the University of New Orleans.

Northern Marine's in-house design and engineering team creates fully customized craft tailored to meet the owner's needs. It also offers full refit and repair services. Within the past year, Northern Marine launched its commercial marine business with a multivessel contract and acquired the assets of Glas-Ply boats to offer custom-made fiberglass models from 7 to 28 feet.

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