Seattle headquartered Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has added two new employees to its team. Both hires fill the positions of retiring employees.
Joseph Cardella is joining the team as a Project Manager, based at EBDG’s Covington, La., office. He will lead and manage diverse marine projects along the Gulf Coast, supporting clients with their engineering needs.
Cardella has over 13 years of experience as a naval architect and project engineer within the maritime field. He has design expertise in the offshore maritime industry, developing various mobile offshore drilling units and more recently floating wind turbine concepts for the emerging renewable energy market. He has a Bachelor of Science in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of New Orleans.
Jacob Laduke is joining the team as IT manager, based at its Seattle office. He will manage the information technology of the company, while developing strategic objectives, adapting evolving software and hardware, and supporting day to day business and application functions. Laduke has worked in the IT field for 16 years, most recently with FEMA, and brings a wealth of knowledge in computer systems and network administration.
“As we look to the future of the company, it is imperative to build a team that is passionate, innovative and forward-thinking,” says Brian King, president of EBDG. “Both Joseph and Jacob are welcome additions to the team, we look forward to learning from them and growing from their experiences.”