Maine Port Authority
Matthew has been the Executive Director of the Maine Port Authority since May, 2022. Previously, Matthew was Interim Executive Director twice, from 2018-2019 and 2021-2022 while also working as the Director of Ports and Marine Transportation for the MaineDOT. Matthew’s work at the Maine Port Authority includes statewide port development and planning as well as marine terminal operations.
Matthew spent 13 years as a deck officer before coming shore-side to work for the State of Maine. Matthew has experience serving as a deck officer on passenger ships, tankers, dredges and ultra-deep-water drill ships, and has been fortunate to work on complex projects all over the world. Matthew graduated from Maine Maritime Academy (2004) with a B.S. in Marine Transportation Operations and is a licensed merchant marine deck officer with a dynamic positioning operator endorsement.