Meet Our Team

Rex Wheeler, President

  • Majority Owner & Founder, 40 years in the maritime industry
  • Background in chartering, vessel agency, warehousing, marine terminal management, and software application design

Timothy Kassel, Executive Vice President

  •  Principal Commercial, Operations, and Administrative Officer
  •  Background in operations management and vessel agency, 15 years in maritime industry

Patrick Rodgers, Director of Operations

  • Labor Relations & Asset Management 
  • Chief Stevedoring Superintendent 

Brooke Rodgers, Director of Accounting and Human Resources

  • Financial Reporting, Audit & Compliance
  • Accounts Receivable & Payable
  • Payroll & Benefits Administration

Robert Eley, Vice President

  • Special Projects & Third Party Facility Management, 35 years in the maritime industry
  • Background in vessel agency, vessel operations, stevedoring, marine terminal development, marketing.

Debbie Lamm, Customer Service Manager

  • Traffic & Warehouse Operations
  • 20 years as Canton Maritime’s manager of customer service

Lisa Shervanick, Customer Service

  • Traffic & Warehouse Operations
  • 20 years providing superior service to our customers