Windy City Yacht Brokerage, LLC
Chicago Boat and Yacht Sales
Jeffrey Pierce, CPYB
7925 South Saint Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60652
Email: Mark@captainmarkstevenson.com »
Certificates and Interests:
- 100 Ton United States Coast Guard Licensed Master
1980 - 2005 - Deck Hand on various small passenger vessels in Richmond (Alpha Ray), Virginia and Chicago, Illinois.
1990-91 - Procured marine specimens for Scientific Collections of Chicago Board of Education
1992 - Maritime Technology Consultant
2005 - Great Lakes Sport Fishing Captain for charters in Chicago
2006 - 2015 Private Passenger Tour Boat Captain
2007 -2009 - Ichthyologist volunteer for Shedd Aquarium's local waters exhibits
2007-2008 - Water Taxi Captain - Shoreline Sightseeing Inc. (Navy Pier and the Chicago River)
2010 - Author of "Technology for small Business" .
2011 - Appointed Grand Warden of International Ship Masters Assoc.
2012 - 2015 - Host of television series, "From the Wheel House" broadcasted on CanTv Chicago Access Network
2012 - Elected President International Ship Masters Assoc., Chicago Lodge #3
2013 - Appeared as maritime geography consultant on the History Channel's series "How the States Were Shaped"
2012 (Dec 4,) Featured in Chicago Tribune Article "Maritime official floats a career idea for youths".
2013 - Presenter for the Great Lakes Captains Association - Gave Presentation on Captains on use of computers at the helm.
Emergency Towboat US Captain and Power Boat Delivery Captain
2013 - Appointed Grand Chaplin of the International Ship Masters Associationv
2013 - Consultant to the William Tillman Maritime Academy, Chicago
2014 - Chicago City Colleges TDL (Transportation Distribution & Logistics) initiative. Appointed by Prologue schools
2014 - Appointed by Pres. Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President, to the long-range transportation plan committee (LRTP) as the County's maritime liaison.
2014 - Appointment by Congressman Danny Davis as chairperson of the maritime task force committee for the seventh U.S. legislative district
2015 - Appointment by Alderman Susan Garza as chair person of the 10th ward maritime task force.
Employed on the following vessels between 1980 and present.
2016 - Winner of the 2016 Lewis Luddington Award for helping to build the Maritime Industry.
1984 - Chicago State University - Bachelor of Science - Biological Sciences
1990 - University of Wisconsin, Madison - Graduate studies in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.
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