Stanley R. Andrie is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer. Stan began sailing in 1974, working on tugs as a summer job. Stan continued to sail and obtained his Captain’s License in 1979. Stan later attended the University of Michigan graduating with a degree in business administration in 1981. Stan sailed for a couple more years and then took a shoreside job with Canonie.
From 1983 to 1988, Stan progressed up through the organization holding titles of Operations Manager, Director of Operations, and Vice President. When Andrie was formed in 1988, Stan was the Executive Vice President. In 1996, Stan obtained his Unlimited Mate’s License and Great Lakes Pilotage from Duluth, Gary to Cape Vincent, including the Welland Canal and Black Rock Lock.
In 2012, Stan returned to the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business and received a Master of Business Administration.