Sean works for Hapag-Lloyd, the fifth largest container line in the world. He has worked for them for over 15 years and is currently their Senior Port Operations Manager in the Port of Charleston. He has served on boards of the Maritime Association of South Carolina (MASC) and the Propeller Club of the Port of Charleston. He is currently a trustee for the National Transportation Week (NTW) an organization that awards scholarships annually to students interested in or associated with the transportation industry. He works with the Seafarers Society of the Port of Charleston which is dedicated to serving the needs of the seaman that call the port and the waterfront community as a whole.
He has been married for 24 years to Molly from Sullivan’s Island. They have three children: Catherine, Killian, and Rory. They are members of St. Benedict Catholic Church where he serves or has served as a lector, usher, and a religious education teacher. He is a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He attended Bishop England High School, the College of Charleston, and received an MBA from the Citadel.
He is a Founding Member of Troop 529 and Scout Master for 4 years. He was involved with scouting when he was young in San Diego, CA and when he returned to the Charleston Area. As an adult he has been involved for over 15 years. He has held numerous leadership positions in Cub Scouting including Cubmaster for Pack 505 in Mount Pleasant and Assistant Cubmaster for Pack 4900 in Atlanta. He has completed all leader specific training including Scoutmaster as well as Basic Outdoor Leadership Orientation (BALOO), Trainer Development Conference, Merit Badge Counselor Orientation, Safe Swim Defense, Youth protection and Virtus Training, earned his Wood Badge beads. He is certified in CPR and First Aid and Wilderness First Aid
He served in the US Naval Reserves for eight years. He studied the martial arts and received a black belt in Shaolin-Kempo Karate, an orange in Ho Shin Do Karate, and a white in Brazilian Jujitsu. He is a certified SCUBA diver, received Advanced Open Water training, and has done cavern and cave diving. He is an avid outdoorsmen, enjoying fishing, hunting and water sports. He has experience canoeing and whitewater rafting, has a history of backpacking, and snow skis when he can.