Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc., Arlington, Va., has appointed Matthew Garner as its Assistant Vice President, Ship Design.
Garner joins Gibbs & Cox following a civil service career in the Naval Sea Systems Command’s Engineering Directorate. For the past six years he served as a member of the Senior Executive Service, most recently as Director for Submarine/Submersible Design and Systems Engineering (NAVSEA 05U), and prior to that as tDirector, Ship Integrity and Performance Engineering Group (NAVSEA 05P).
“Matt brings to Gibbs & Cox an unprecedented breadth of engineering prowess across the US Navy’s submarine and surface combatant portfolios,” says Chris Deegan, President and Chief Executive of Gibbs & Cox, Inc.
Garner earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of New Orleans. Additionally, he holds a Master of Science in Systems Engineering Management from the Naval Postgraduate School. He was awarded the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award in 2014 and Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award in 2012.