Arnold B. Baker

Arnold B. Baker, is a maritime and logistics entrepreneur, who before the launch of Black Marlin Marine, LLC, served as the CEO of MEL Consulting Engineers, the oldest Black owned engineering firm in the South.

Daniel Davillier

S.V.P & General Council
Daniel E. Davillier is the founder of the Davillier Law Group, LLC. Prior to launching the firm, Mr. Davillier was a partner at Phelps Dunbar, LLP. He advises clients in commercial finance, commercial real estate, commodities trade transactions, general business, local government relations, and gaming. In connection with the film industry in Louisiana, Mr. Davillier represents financial institutions and production companies concerning film finance, tax credit, and related matters.

Damon Singleton

Director - Maritime Operations
Commander Damon Singleton is a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, a Surface Warfare Officer, a native New Orleanian, and has traveled the world as a crewmember aboard the USS CORAL SEA (CV 43), an Engineering Officer on USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64), the Navigator and Electrical Officer on the USS MERRILL (DD 976), the Operations Officer on USS MOUNT HOOD (AE 29), and Executive Officer of USS LASALLE (AGF 3).

Leland Jourdan II

Director - Maritime Logistics
Leland Jourdan II joined the firm as its Chief Logistics Officer after an extensive energy sector multi-model transportation & support services logistics career. Leland’s experience includes managing sand supply operations in the North Dakota Bakkans for Smart Sand Inc., to mandating transportation efficiencies at Chevron’s Permian Basin operations.

L.J. Falgout III

Director - Strategic Initiatives
Falgout is a third generation gulf coast mariner who has been a positive and significant force of participation and contribution to both Gulf of Mexico Oil & Exploration and the Mississippi River International Trade & Commerce Economies.

Kelisha Garrett

Director – Policy & Compliance
Kelisha Garrett is CEO of iMove Freight Forwarding & Logistics, the Gen-X Consulting Group, and the Vice President of the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Marcus Xavier Smith

Director - Financial Operations
Marcus Xavier Smith is a talented finance professional with over a decade of corporate and divisional executive level financial management experience.

Virginia Miller

Director – Strategic Communications
In addition to being the cofounder and overseeing business management for BMF, Virginia manages many of the firm's largest projects. Business interests and not for profits worldwide have tapped her to provide professional expertise in the realms of Public and media relations, marketing, and preparing and training for, and responding to crisis. Virginia and her business partner, Greg Beuerman, have created "The Crisis Consortium", a consortium of individuals and firms who are highly trained to provide immediate assistance to clients in need worldwide.