Ship repair and marine services firm Gulf Copper & Manufacturing has hired Robert “Bob” Irelan as Director, Federal Business Development.
In his new role, Irelan will leverage his experience doing business with the federal government to head up Gulf Copper’s government services business development, focusing primarily on the federal market.
Ireland previously served as a Naval Officer for over 25 years, including the command of three different U.S. Navy vessels. He brings a broad experience of federal government contracting together with the Navy’s maintenance planning, funding and execution policies and procedures. In addition, he has a number of years managing private industry service organizations that were focused on U.S. government support.