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Port of Stockton Appoints New Marketing Manager

[ December 5, 2015   //   ]

Port of Stockton recently appointed Pete Grossgart as marketing manager. In this position, Grossgart reports to Steve Escobar, deputy port director, real estate and port development. His duties include planning, developing, and implementing the port’s maritime trade and real estate business development efforts. He will be involved in the strategic planning process, customer service, relationship management and marketing the port’s services.

Grossgart comes to the port with more than 18 years of maritime industry experience, having worked for Swire Shipping as line manager for the West Coast North America service / country manager North America and at Marine Terminals Corp. / Ports America, where he last served as VP-Sales for the USWC (Bulk, Breakbulk, and Military Division).

A U.C. Davis graduate with a BS in Managerial Economics and a MBA in finance from Golden Gate University, he enjoys coaching several youth teams (basketball, baseball, soccer, and football), as well as volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House, and other worthy organizations.

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