Leadership Team

The North Coast Marine Manufacturing Alliance is led by a collaborative group with many years of experience in the marine sector, higher education, and workforce development.

Ann Franz

Executive Director

North Coast Marine Manufacturing Alliance (NCMMA)
NEW Manufacturing Alliance (NEWMA)
Green Bay, WI
Josh Delforge
Director of Engineering
Cruisers Yachts
Pulaski, WI
Joe Draves Associate Dean
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, WI

Jeff Frank

Production Manager
Fincantieri Ace Marine
Green Bay, WI

Nate Millsap

Director, Industrial Security & Technology
Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC
Marinette, WI

Curt Prokash

Director of Human Resources
Burger Boat
Manitowoc, WI

Jerry Clusen

Navy League / Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Manitowoc, WI


Dennis Rockhill

Einstein Project
Green Bay, WI

Monica Salmeri

Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC
De Pere, WI