Captain Casey M. Herschler has been named Director of New Business Development for North American Marine Consultants. Capt. Herschler is responsible for developing new business ventures including new vessel construction as well as conducting vessel, structure, marine terminal surveys and cargo surveys, insurance assessments and monitoring new construction, conversion and repair processes for clients.

Herschler has worked in the marine and construction industries since 1999 when he graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Studies. Herschler has worked in the capacity of Captain and pilot of excursion vessels and towing vessels primarily on the Mississippi River system. He also has architecture and construction experience working on various building types including commercial, residential and industrial projects. He has managed the construction of various sized projects ranging up to $200 million in costs. Herschler has also designed and managed the construction of inland towing vessels.

Prior to joining North American Marine Consultants, Herschler was employed as a Captain and a Project Manager for Canton Marine Towing Company in Canton, Missouri. From 2001 to 2009, Captain Herschler worked for Forum Studio Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri, where he worked as an architect, construction manager and owners representative on various types of architectural and construction projects.

In addition to his education and years of experience in the marine and construction industries, Capt. Herschler holds the following licenses:

  • Master of Towing Vessels upon Western Rivers
  • Master of Steam or Motor vessels upon Western Rivers