Donjon-SMIT, an OPA-90 Alliance, has named Paul Hankins as President. He formerly served as Donjon-SMIT’s Vice President of Operations and has been with the organization since 2005. Hankins has more than 30 years of management and supervisory experience in the federal government and private industry, including more than 18 years in emergency response and marine salvage operations management.
Prior to joining Donjon-SMIT, Hankins was Deputy Assistant Administrator for Maritime and Land Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and also served as Director of Response Preparedness for the Administration.
Hankins received his bachelor’s degree in naval architecture from the U.S. Naval Academy, and earned a master’s degree in environmental management from The George Washington University.