Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Career Moves at Pacer, Bay Area Pilot Board

Asset-light based transportation and logistics services provider Pacer International Inc. has hired Mark T. Coleman as regional vice president, sales-west, for its Pacer Transportation Solutions Inc. unit.

In the new role, Coleman's responsibilities will include coordinating the marketing efforts and sales in Pacer's western region.

A 25-year veteran of the logistics industry, Coleman most recently served with Schneider National ending his tenure as Vice President - Intermodal Sales West.

The eight-member Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun has named Capt. Allen Garfinkle as the new executive director of the state board.

In his new role, Capt. Garfinkle will oversee all Board personnel and Board administrative functions, including: licensing of San Francisco bar pilots and inland pilots, trainee training and continuing education programs for pilots, and the investigation of maritime incidents involving Board-licensed pilots.

A graduate of the California Maritime Academy who is also a member of the California bar, Capt. Garfinkle most recently completed 21 years of service with Matson Navigation Co.