Robert F. Sappio is Chief Executive Officer of SeaCube Container Leasing Limited, one of the largest operating lessors of containers in the world. Mr. Sappio joined SeaCube in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to his current position in June 2017. Prior to SeaCube, Mr. Sappio held positions as President of the Americas Region for Rickmers-Linie and Managing Director for Alvarez & Marsal. Prior to Alvarez & Marsal, Mr. Sappio spent nearly 30 years at APL, Ltd. serving most recently as Senior Vice President where he was responsible for all of APL’s commercial activities in the Trans Pacific, Trans-Atlantic and Latin American regions.
Gregory Tuthill was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for CMA-CGM, where he was responsible for the management of all liner operating activities for the Americas. Prior to this, Greg held various positions including Head of Operations at APL, executive positions during his 16 years at NYK Line in the areas of Operations, Trade Management, Pricing, Sales, and Marketing. Gregory served in the United States Naval Reserve as a commissioned officer for over eight years and holds a US Coast Guard Third Mates License. He has obtained a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from New York State Maritime Academy and a Masters Degree in Financial Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He also holds a certificate in Financial Analysis from New York University.
David F. Doorley became our SVP & Chief Financial Officer in August 2018. Prior to this promotion, Mr. Doorley served as SeaCube’s Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations since 2010. A long time SeaCube employee, David started as a Cash Manager with the organization in 2000, when the company operated under the name of Carlisle Leasing LLC. Mr. Doorley held various roles in treasury before being named as Vice President, Treasurer in 2007, adding Investor Relations responsibilities in 2010. During Dave’s tenure at SeaCube he has distinguished himself as a member of the senior management team responsible for financial planning, funding strategy and capital structure, all areas in which he has excelled.
Before joining SeaCube, Mr. Doorley enjoyed a 17-year career in various accounting and treasury functions, including serving as Corporate Treasurer for Alstom USA, Inc. He holds a BS Business Administration/Finance from Mercy College and is a member of the Association of Financial Professionals.
Lisa D. Leach became our Vice President and General Counsel in March 2010. Ms. Leach was Vice President and General Counsel of CLI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seacastle, working with the company from its inception in 1993 through 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Leach was Vice-President and General Counsel of Itel Containers International Corporation based in San Francisco, California. From 1978 through 1986, Ms. Leach practiced as a maritime and transportation litigation attorney in New Orleans. Ms. Leach is a graduate of Tulane University and the Tulane School of Law. She is a member of the bars of California, Colorado and Louisiana
Mr. Colabello had joined the company in 1999 as the Director of Operations and was named Vice President of Operations in 2003. He has over 33 years of experience in the transportation industry. He has held senior positions in the areas of operations, technical support, equipment maintenance, and inventory control/logistics for major shipping lines. The initial 22 years of his career were associated with ocean carriers and/or their agency representation. Mr. Colabello received his B.S degree from the State University New York Maritime College in 1977. In addition to his degree, Mr. Colabello had also received his USCG Merchant Mariner’s License (3rd Mate) and was commissioned in the U.S. Naval Reserve (1977 – 1984).
Brian S. Fitzgerald is currently VP Management Services and Trading where he is responsible for managing SeaCube’s asset sales and its asset management services for other owner investors. Mr. Fitzgerald joined Carlisle Leasing International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Seacastle in 1996 and became VP Marketing – North America where he developed operating and finance lease transactions with liner companies located in the United States. Mr. Fitzgerald’s entry in to the maritime industry began in 1972 as a trainee with United States Lines. He subsequently worked in marketing management positions for 20 years with Itel Containers, Genstar Container Corp., a GE Capital company, and PrimeSource Container Corp. Mr. Fitzgerald is a 1972 graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick.
Elizabeth Tune joined the Company in 2008 as an Accounting Manager. Ms. Tune received promotions in 2010 to Director of Finance, 2014 to Assistant Controller, 2015 to Controller and then in 2017 to Vice President & Controller. Ms. Tune has 15+ years of experience in finance. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Tune worked in public accounting for Arthur Andersen and EY and worked in internal audit for Cendant and RCI doing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work.
Salvatore Narciso joined SeaCube as Senior Director of IT in 2018, responsible for all facets of technology for the firm. Prior to joining SeaCube, Mr. Narciso spent 4 years as Chief Operating Officer at Autonomic Controls Inc., a cloud-based digital audio startup, responsible for core infrastructure as well as the head of business operations at the firm. Mr. Narciso enjoyed 19 years in financial services, holding various positions including Chief Technology Officer for Cutwater Asset Management, a large fixed income asset manager and Director of IT Architecture and Engineering for MBIA Insurance. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Marist College in Management Information Systems and in 2014 gained cybersecurity designation as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Profesional).
Kendrick Ko, based in Hong Kong joined Carlisle Leasing International in 1996 as Director of Sales and Marketing – Asia. Mr Ko was promoted to Regional Vice President – Asia Pacific in 1998 (later on the company name changed to Seacastle Container Leasing). Prior to that, Mr. Ko was working in Trans Ocean Limited and leading the sales and marketing activities in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong from 1992 through 1995. Mr. Ko has over 18 years experience in the container leasing industry. Mr. Ko is a graduate of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Business Studies and a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK.
Frank Roovers became our Vice President for Europe in 2004 after working as Sales Director since 2000. Prior to that Mr. Roovers worked for Trans America leasing, based in US and Europe, covering North and South America as well as Europe. Mr. Roovers started working in the Maritime Industry in 1988, where he worked for Carrier Transicold for both the Container as well as the Truck & Trailer segments.
Gregory Bostwick joined the Company in 2007 as a Manager of Business Planning & Development. Mr. Bostwick received promotions in 2011 and 2013 as Director and then Vice President of Business Planning & Development. In 2016, Mr. Bostwick transitioned to Vice President for North America. Mr. Bostwick has 10+ years of experience in the container leasing industry. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bostwick held various analytical positions supporting the Sales team for MSCI Barra and First Data/Wells Fargo Alliance.