Crowley Promotes Fortunato to VP, Government Business Development

Friday, June 14, 2002
Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Ed Fortunato to vice president, Government Business Development, with marketing, sales and budgetary responsibility for the company's government services sector. In his new position, he remains domiciled in the Washington, D.C. area. He continues his activities with senior government agency councils and committees. Since joining Crowley in 1997 as Director of Government Services, Fortunato has been instrumental in managing government contracts. Prior to joining Crowley, Fortunato worked for the Logistics Management Institute providing transportation/logistics advice and analytical support to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He also taught graduate level transportation and logistics at the National Defense University. Fortunato is a two tour Vietnam Veteran and former U.S. Army colonel with extensive senior transportation and logistics experience. During his tenure with the military he served as first director for logistics for the U.S. Transportation Command. In that capacity, he directed the air and sea deployment of logistics support for Operation Desert Storm. Earlier, he held a similar logistics position for the U.S. Army in Europe. During his military career Fortunato also commanded the U.S. Army's largest transportation organization, the Seventh Transportation Group, which was comprised of 4,000 soldiers operating army tugs, ships and other watercraft. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Boston University, a Master's Degree in Science from the Naval War College and a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Fordham University. He also completed the Advanced Transportation Management Program at Northwestern University. He reports to John P. Hourihan Jr., Senior Vice President and General Manager, Crowley Logistics.
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