Dane is the Operations Manager for the United States Gulf division. He oversees U.S. Gulf marine vessel operations, including port calls and offshore logistics.
Dane comes to GMC from Seagull Marine Inc., where he held several positions over the last ten years. He started his work at the company as a vessel agent before working his way up to Houston Operations Manager- Marine Division. Most recently, Dane held the position of Western Gulf Operations Manager for the past five years.
Dane holds a degree in Marine Transportation from Texas A&M Galveston. During his time as an Aggie, he was a member of many prestigious organizations, including the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. Mr. Peden also holds a United States Coast Guard (USCG) License from the Texas Maritime Academy. While training for his USCG Third Mate's License at Texas A&M, he sailed aboard various tankers, general cargo ships, and supply boats across the globe. After receiving his USCG License, Dane worked aboard rigs and supply boats in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. His last offshore career was working onboard a supply boat assisting with the B.P. oil spill cleanup.
When he's not working, Dane loves to spend time with his wife and three children. He also is an avid fisherman and enjoys riding bikes, sailing, and restoring cars.