Growing up on the waters of western Kentucky, he learned to sail alongside his father and grandfather. After graduating, he joined a bespoke service company focusing on Viking yachts and sport fishers, before starting his own marine service and management business. At the helm of this company, JP worked directly with owners and captains on a day-to-day- basis.
After a few successful years, JP moved into a managerial role within a local ships chandlery where he attained a working knowledge of boat products, spares, and customer service. Utilizing this expertise, he moved to a multi-national company that serviced captains and senior crew across the globe. As a result of his years in the industry, JP has expertise in new builds, shipyard services and operational vessel project manager.
With a white-glove approach to customer service, he has worked diligently to build his network and maintain strong relationships with industry professionals and clients. JP benefits from over 20 years of yachting experience, a client-first focus on customer relations, and a vetted network of industry-leading service professionals, logistics, and supply companies worldwide.
JP joins IYC as a Yacht Manager for our global fleet.