STAFF
Captain Ed Page
Ed Page
Founder/Senior Advisor
Captain Page founded MXAK in 2001 and served as the Executive Director for 20 years.
Captain Ed Page

Captain Steve White

Executive Director

Steve joined the Marine Exchange in September of 2021 after serving 31 years in the Coast Guard. His last assignment was Sector Commander and Captain of the Port for SE Alaska.


Chris Coutu

Chris Coutu

Asst. Director and General Counsel

Chris is a retired Coast Guard Captain, serving over 21 years as an attorney and marine casualty investigator.


John Hollingsworth
John Hollingsworth
Chief Operating Officer
John joined the Marine Exchange in 2020 after retiring from the Coast Guard where he served for 26 years.
Bryan Hinderberger

BrYAn Hinderberger

Chief Technical Officer

Born and raised in the Midwest, Bryan first stepped foot in Alaska in 2006.  

Ken Phillips
Ken Phillips

Compliance Manager

Originally from Arvada, Colorado, Ken joined the Marine Exchange in July 2013 after more than 22 years in the Coast Guard.

Shawn Mauldin
Shawn Mauldin

Chief Solutions Officer

Shawn hails from Valdez, from which he joined the Coast Guard for a 24 year career.

Kristin Cadigan
Kristin Cadigan

Finance manager

Kristin, daughter of a retired Coast Guard Captain, was raised in Juneau after transferring here when she was 10 years old.
Jonathan Wood
Jonathan Wood

Assistant Finance Manager

Originally from Kentucky, Jonathan joined the Marine Exchange staff in May 2014.
Edric Carrillo

Edric Carrillo

Director of External Affairs
Edric was born and raised in Juneau he is a first generation Filipino-American.

Rick Sypeck
Rick Sypeck

Senior Maritime Information Specialist

Rick has lived in Alaska for 20 years. Originally from Miami, Florida, he moved to Alaska after serving in the United States Marine Corps for 3 years.
Ed Mayer
Ed Mayer

Engineering Technologist

A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, Ed joined the Marine Exchange in the fall of 2010.
Byron Hayes
Byron Hayes
Operations Center Supervisor
Byron joined the Marine Exchange in January of 2022 after serving 25 years in the Coast Guard.
Jen Dillon

Jen Dillon

Maritime Operations Analyst

Jen likely acquired her wanderlust and fascination with underwater acoustics from her father, a former Navy submarine sonarman.
Rob Mayer
Rob Mayer

IT Systems Technician

Rob joined the U. S. Air Force right out of High School.

Nick Hatch
Nick Hatch

Field Operations Supervsior

Originally from Massachusetts, Nick joined the Marine Exchange technical staff in March 2013.
Collin Winfield-Gorka

COLLIN WIGFIELD-GORKA

FIELD TECHNICIAN

Collin moved to Juneau from the East Coast to attend UAS in 2004.

Erik Bachmann
Erik Bachmann

Field Technician

Erik began his nautical career at an early age of 7 months when his parents purchased a Nor’Sea 27 sailboat.
Ed Shanley
Ed Shanley

Field Technician

Raised in Juneau, Ed grew up on the waters of the inside passage of Southeast Alaska. He went on to earn a BLA in English and a teaching certificate from Montana State University.
Kole Koski
Kole Koski

Field Technician

Kole, a local to Juneau, has called Southeast Alaska home his entire life. Aside from leaving to attend college in both Eastern Oregon and on the Island of Hawai’i he ultimately returned to finish his bachelor’s degree at the University of Alaska Southeast.
Jason Hort

Jason HOrt

MARITIME INFORMATION SPECIALIST

Prior to his time at MXAK, Jason worked as a math and science teacher in public schools outside Philadelphia while his wife earned her doctoral degree at the University of Pennsylvania.


Denver Enoch
Denver Enoch

Maritime Information Specialist

Denver was born in a small village on the outskirts of Straubenhardt, Germany.
Amanda Landvik
Amanda Landvik

Maritime Information Specialist

Amanda was born and raised on the Oregon Coast. She comes from generations of ocean-loving mariners and fisher-people and has always felt most at home near the sea.
Katelyn Rennicke

Katelyn Rennicke

MARITIME INFORMATION SPECIALIST

Katelyn grew up in Wisconsin on Lake Superior, where her love for a life on the water started.
Jason Hort

John dickey

MARITIME INFORMATION SPECIALIST

John Dickey, born and raised in Monticello, Florida. He grew up on small boats in the east coast and on rivers, where he found a love for fishing and hunting.

Edward Rivera

Edward Rivera

Maritime Information Specialist

Edward was born in Southern California and moved up to Alaska in 2006 to attend college at UAS.

Denver Enoch

Matthew Powers

Maritime Information Specialist

Matthew Powers was born and raised in Southern California.