Shane Guidry

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Mr.Guidry transformed Harvey Gulf from an inland and offshore towing vessel operator to the preferred provider of OSV, MPSV and FSV services in the deepwater and ultra-deepwater offshore oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. This has included, among other innovations, leading the company to become the first owner and operator of LNG-powered OSV’s in the United States, as well as the first operator of a LNG bunkering facility in the U.S. Mr. Guidry is intimately involved in the day-to-day operations of the company including business development, M&A activity, client management, vessel design and sales and marketing.

Robert L. Gwinn, III


Mr. Gwinn joined Harvey Gulf in 1978 and was appointed President in 2008. His responsibilities include leading the Company’s sales and marketing effort as well as assisting with the administrative duties for the Company’s day-to-day operations. Mr. Gwinn is the prime contact for all of the oil and gas companies and drilling contractors desiring Harvey Gulf’s services to support their exploration and production needs. Mr. Gwinn maintains close contact with all major oil and gas companies and drilling contractors in order to monitor well activity and anticipate the related vessel demand of existing rigs, as well as potential new rigs that need to be placed into service. Since the sales and marketing team is the first point of contact with customers, Mr. Gwinn is intimately involved in determining whether Harvey Gulf can meet its customers’ demands with its existing fleet or if market demand is strong enough to justify further fleet expansion.

Jeffrey M. Henderson

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Henderson joined Harvey Gulf in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer. His duties include the day-to-day management of the finance, treasury and accounting functions, interaction and correspondence with analysts, bankers, and credit rating agencies, overseeing debt and equity transactions, and ultimate responsibility for the Company’s financial statements. Before joining the executive management team at Harvey Gulf, Mr. Henderson spent eight years with Deloitte and Touche, LLP in the New Orleans audit practice, during which time he served the Harvey Gulf account as well as a broad range of clients in the oil and gas industry.

Robert A. Vosbein, Jr.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Mr. Vosbein graduated from the University of Arizona in 1992 earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance. Upon graduation, he moved to Kiev, Ukraine, where he worked as the Deputy Director for the Ukrainian Legal Foundation. Mr. Vosbein subsequently attended Tulane Law School, graduating Cum Laude in 1996 and receiving a Certificate of Specialization in Admiralty Law. Upon graduation, Mr. Vosbein joined the law firm Adams and Reese, LLP. Mr. Vosbein’s practice included maritime litigation and transactions and commercial litigation. At Adams and Reese, Mr. Vosbein served on the firm’s Recruiting Committee and later served as the firm’s Liaison Partner in charge of Associates. While practicing law at Adams and Reese, Mr. Vosbein also served on the firm’s Diversity Committee and taught Trial Advocacy at Tulane Law School. Mr. Vosbein joined Harvey Gulf in March, 2007. In addition to the traditional role of a General Counsel, Mr. Vosbein’s duties have included management of employee benefit plans, insurance procurement, human resources administration, marketing, and corporate, regulatory, and customer compliance.

Chad J. Verret

Executive Vice President, LNG Operations​

Chad Verret is Executive Vice President, Alaska & LNG Operations. He joined Harvey Gulf in October 2008 where his duties include project management, project planning/review and customer interface for both domestic and international markets. Mr. Verret, a native of Louisiana, is the fourth generation of his family to be involved in the marine business. Chad has worked extensively in the marine industry for the past 30 years, sharing his talents with a number of vessel operating companies both as a vessel master and shore side operational support lead. He is the active lead on all LNG related projects and heads the Alaskan business unit for Harvey Gulf in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. Verret’s combination of shipboard and shore side experience offers unique perspective in the dynamic and evolving offshore vessel market. Chad is currently on the board of directors for the Society of Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF), an international group whose concentration is the development of standards for the safe use of LNG as a marine fuel. Mr. Verret is also an advisor on several committees to the United States Coast Guard, including the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC), the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) and the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). Chad was elected as a member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in 2013.

Corby Autin

Executive Vice President, HSSE and Personnel

A Louisiana native Mr. Autin attended Loyola University in New Orleans. He has held various supervisory positions in the municipal service industry and the oil and gas industry. With over 27 years’ experience in oilfield/maritime QHSSE he has been successful in transforming the QHSSE Department by developing and implementing programs that focus on risk based analysis and employee incentives. In addition to his QHSSE duties he also manages Human Resources and Personnel for our operations group and vessels crews.

Lance A. Reynolds

Executive Vice President of Vessel Operations

As a Louisiana native, Mr. Reynolds returned home in 2003 from attending Auburn University to begin his career in the Marine Industry. Serving as Port Engineer for 7 years, Mr. Reynolds came to Harvey Gulf in April of 2011. With his background of 10+ years in the Marine Industry, Mr. Reynolds has a vast knowledge of day-to-day vessel operations. His experience and trainings allow him to contribute to any and all obstacles that may occur in this industry. Lance’s commendable background and favorable personality allow him to communicate thoroughly with all departments to assure accuracy throughout the company. He is involved in every aspect of Vessel Operations so that as we continue to grow as a community and a company, we can provide our customers excellent service and value.