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Ray Barberesi is a retired member of the U.S. Federal Senior Executive Service; and a retired U.S. Naval Reserve Officer.  He spent his career sailing as a licensed Mate aboard U.S.-flag vessels, and working at the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Currently, Mr. Barberesi is President of MTS Corporation, an advisory, consulting and representation company specializing in solutions for the transportation and security industries.

A people-driven executive, Mr. Barberesi’s strategy, development, marketing, and motivational skills are able to generate business and government opportunities and optimize resources at all levels.  He has experience with, and superior ability to work within, U.S. and international political and business structures to assess needs and deliver solutions.  Mr. Barberesi possesses a high level of personal integrity; and written and oral communications skills. 


Agency Knowledge:

•    U.S. Department of Transportation
-    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy
-    Maritime Administration
-    Federal Highway Administration
-    Federal Railroad Administration
-    Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
•    U.S. Department of Defense
-    U.S. Transportation Command
-    Department of the Navy, Director for Material Readiness & Logistics [N4]
-    Military Sealift Command
•    Organization of American States
•    International Maritime Organization

Expertise:

•  U.S. and International Transportation policy, procedures and operations
•  U.S. and International Homeland Security and Defense policy, procedures and operations

Positions:

•  Director, Office of Ports and Domestic Shipping

•  Executive Director, Marine Transportation National Advisory Council

•  U.S. Delegate, Organization of American States, Inter-American Committee on Ports
-    Chair, Technical Advisory Group on Port Security

•  Director, Office of Sealift Support
-   Chair, U.S. Transportation Command Committee on Vessel Logistics and Freight Rates

Education, Awards and Memberships:

M.S., Public Administration, The George Washington University
B.S., Meteorology & Oceanography, State University of New York Maritime College
U.S. White House Hammer Award
U.S. Department of Transportation Bronze Medal
American Association of Port Authorities