Keith J. Weber co-founded the new venture, North American Marine Consultants, LLC, to provide knowledge-based marine surveying, professional appraisal analyses and brokerage of inland and ocean-going vessels plus waterfront properties, shipyards and barge fleeting operations to better assist clients in managing their marine assets. Weber assisted in outlining the business plan, defining management philosophy and processes, developing and implementing marketing strategies, and ensuring operational effectiveness for North American Marine Consultants, LLC.

Since the June 2009 establishment of North American Marine Consultants, LLC, Weber authored appraisals for numerous customers, including: Bank of America, BB&T Equipment Finance, Crowley Marine, The Dutra Group, M&I Equipment Finance, Platinum Equity Advisors, Siemens Financial, Sun Trust, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, PNC Bank, Peoples Capital and Leasing, U.S> Bank Corp., Key Equipment Finance, Fifth Third Leasing, CIT Group, AIG Financial, Prudential Capital Group, and Regions Equipment Finance.

Previously, Weber was employed at Merrill Marine Services, Inc., where he was the Director of Appraisal Operations and gained much of his knowledge and understanding of marine assets. Prior to that, Weber worked at two worldwide marketing and communications companies. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for ADVANSWERS, a $500 million, multi-state division of Omnicom, and Vice President and Finance Director at D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Inc.

Weber has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Washington and Jefferson College and a Masters in Business Administration from Washington University. He is an accredited member of the American Society of Appraisers, and is a member of Financial Executives International and Financial Executives Networking Group.