OceanGate Leadership

Stockton Rush

Chief Executive Officer

Stockton Rush is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of OceanGate Inc. As CEO, Rush is responsible for OceanGate’s financial and engineering leadership, shaping the company’s strategic direction with a clear vision focused on developing the next generation of manned submersible solutions for subsea operations in the commercial and defense sectors.

Neil McCurdy

Chief Operating Officer

In his capacity as chief operating officer of OceanGate, Inc., McCurdy is responsible for enabling operational excellence and building capabilities to position the company for future growth. His oversight will support OceanGate’s vision and innovation by managing prioritization, effective resource alignment, measurement and accountability across the company. McCurdy reports to the OceanGate Board of Directors and CEO Stockton Rush with a team that encompasses marketing, sales and operations.

David Lochridge

Director of Marine Operations

As Director of Marine Operations for OceanGate, Inc., David Lochridge is responsible for ensuring the safety of all crew and clients during submersible and surface operations, for maintaining and operating all marine assets, and for achieving the mission objectives during diverse and challenging submersible expeditions.

Luke Wissmann

VP Sales and Business Development

As Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Luke Wissmann is responsible for revenue growth across several markets and spearheading business development initiatives that are consistent with the company’s overall strategy. He identifies potential deals, develops the tactics and teaming relationships to bring them to fruition, and manages the process to yield profitable contracts.