VP Product Mgmt. and Marketing
Cynthia Lakis joined Drew Marine in 2006 and is currently Vice President of Product Management and Marketing. In this role, she leads our product management and marketing teams, driving new program initiatives and marketing campaigns. As a product manager, she introduced several of Drew Marine’s products and programs, while working collaboratively with R&D, Operations, Technical Services, and Sales to ensure their successful launch. Cynthia is a maritime professional with a strong background in regulatory affairs, having worked for several years at a major ship classification society in that capacity. She is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and has the distinction of being from one of the earliest classes to have accepted female midshipmen into their ranks. She holds a B.S., with honors, in Nautical Science and a USCG 3rd Mate License. Cynthia also holds an MBA with a focus in Marketing.