Member Spotlight – Lauren Katz-Vales

Lauren Katz-Vales is this month’s member spotlight. Lauren is a new member of The Propeller Club and is the Director of Sales for Inner Parish Security Corporation. IPSC’s goal is to provide the best services for a well-designed, cost-effective security program that protects their clients’ personnel and assets, adds value and provides a competitive edge to their clients and other stakeholders through minimization and mitigation of security incidents. Their staff has the experience necessary as former military, intelligence and law enforcement operatives with a collective experience base extensive enough to meet and exceed any and all requirements. Welcome to the club Lauren.

Member Spotlight – Nikki Hocutt – Seabulk

Name: Nikki HocuttTitle: Operations ManagerCompany: Seabulk We assist vessels docking in ports in the U.S. Gulf, Florida coast and Caribbean. Seabulk’s experience, assets, and dedication to our customers distinguishes us as an industry leader. I manage 30 employees and I oversee every aspect of our operation in the Port of Mobile. How long have you been a member of the Propeller Club?Since December 2005 – 16 years What benefits do you see being a member of the Propeller Club?There are many benefits of being a Propeller Club member but my favorites by far are the friendships I have made and being a part of the wonderful contributions we make to the community. Maintaining membership in a maritime industry club like this one keeps me in touch with other professionals in my area and keeps me well-informed on current events.

Member Spotlight – Phillip Moore

Name: Phillip MooreTitle: National Account Manager/ REALTORCompany: AHI Corporate Housing AHI Corporate Housing provides fully furnished apartments for short term stays of 30 days or longer. We work closely with area schools, hospitals, businesses, Real Estate Companies, etc to ensure their clients have a place to live while transitioning to their more permanent home. How long have you been a member of the Propeller Club?3 years What benefits do you see being a member of the Propeller Club?Being a member of the Propeller Club allows me the opportunity to keep a finger on the pulse of everything happening at the Mobile Port as well as along the Gulf Coast. The connections I have made, and will hopefully make in the future, will be valuable resources I can take with me in my personal and professional development.