Team

The senior team is seasoned, skilled and dedicated, drawing on 60 years of experience. Magnuss management is uniquely qualified to carry out its mission. Our competence is based on proven track records of building and growing profitable businesses, extensive industry know how, an internal intellectual property base and regular exchange with experts from major shipbuilding as well as related companies. Seven years ago the team re-imagined a proven and well-known technology to address issues facing shipping today.  
 

Senior Management

James Rhodes - Chairman / CEO / Co-Founder

Mr. Rhodes is a veteran executive and brings over 30 years of experience in maritime shipping, renewable energy, investment banking and management consulting.  He is responsible for managing the overall operations and resources of the firm including strategy, corporate development, governance, customer and investor relations and finance.  Formerly, he was COO of GE/AES GHG Services, a renewable energy development firm and JV between GE and AES.  Prior, he was Managing Director at Morgan Stanley for twelve years, after a decade at Goldman Sachs and Booz Allen.  MBA - Columbia University, BS in Electrical Engineering - Brown University.


Ted Shergalis - COO / Co-Founder

Mr. Shergalis is a technology entrepreneur and draws on deep expertise in early-stage, high-growth business operations.  He is responsible for daily operations, customer engagement, software development, analytics, patent strategy, marketing and media. He started his career at Columbus Chartering, a shipping logistics spin-off of Sea-Land and then worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley.  In 20 years, he has built and sold profitable technology companies, employing hundreds of professionals.  BA in Philosophy - Harvard University.


Eric Holohan - CTO

Mr. Holohan is a Naval Architect, a Master Marine Technician and Lloyds of London accredited Marine Surveyor.  He is responsible for engineering, design and technological development.  Mr. Holohan is the lead designer of the Magnuss VOSS, which is patented and class approved.  He leverages over 20 years of experience working in both the United States and Europe and has completed more than 250 projects spanning new ship builds to restorations and rebuilds. BS - Naval Architecture, State University of New York Maritime College, Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology.
 
© 2018 Magnuss