Kirk J. Meche
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Kirk Meche became Chief Executive Officer in January 2013. Mr. Meche has served as President since January 2009. He served as Chief Operating Officer from January 2009 to December 2012 and in other management capacities beginning in 1999 leading various divisions within the Company. Mr. Meche also served as a project manager of the Company from 1996 to 1999. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Meche served in various capacities with J. Ray McDermott and McDermott International, Inc. In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Meche is currently overseeing the Company’s Fabrication & Services Divisions.
Westley S. Stockton
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Wes Stockton became Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in September 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Stockton served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Chicago Bridge & Iron ("CB&I"), and prior to that served in senior leadership positions within financial operations and mergers and acquisitions for CB&I. Prior to his time with CB&I, Mr. Stockton worked in public accounting for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen in audit-related roles. Mr. Stockton is a certified public accountant.
Executive Vice President - Shipyard
Christian Vaccari became Executive Vice President – Shipyard in June 2019. Mr. Vaccari previously served as Senior Vice President – Business Development beginning in January 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Vaccari served as President and CEO of LEEVAC Shipyards. Prior to his time with LEEVAC, Mr. Vaccari co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Hornbeck Offshore Services. He was also co-founder and General Partner of Audubon Capital Fund I, LP SBIC, and co-founder and director of Riverbarge Excursion Cruise Lines.
Roy P. Francis
Executive Vice President
Roy Francis became Executive Vice President in August 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Francis served as Senior Vice President – Business Development & Government Affairs, and in various other capacities for the Company beginning in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Francis served as the Coastal Zone Manager for Lafourche Parish Government, as Manager of a Hurricane Protection Levee Board and Executive Director of the LA 1 Coalition, Inc., a non-profit corporation that was instrumental in securing funding to build a toll-bridge to Port Fourchon which is the largest energy port in the U.S.