Vice-Chairman

President, Gulf Winds International, Inc.

After four years in the Navy including a tour of duty in Vietnam, Mr. Stewart earned his BBA from Lamar University and spent the next twenty four years in the shipping industry with Sea-Land Service, U.S. Lines, Damco Maritime, and Nedlloyd Lines. He is currently the President and Co-founder of Gulf Winds International, Inc., which specializes in international logistics within the shipping industry. He is actively involved in a number of industry associations including serving as an Executive Board member of the Houston International Seafarers Centers, the Greater Houston Port Bureau and Marine Exchange of the West Gulf, the Greater Houston Coffee Association, the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce as well as recently having been appointed as a Board Member representing Harris County on the Houston Ship Channel Security District.