- THE MAGAZINE
In his new role as assistant director of business development at Port Everglades, Fred Stribling will be supporting the South Florida seaport’s marketing efforts under the direction of Business Development Director Michael Vanderbeek, announced Port Everglades Chief Executive & Port Director Steven Cernak.
Prior to joining Port Everglades, Stribling served as vice president, Marketing & Sales for the South Carolina State Ports Authority, responsible for all ocean carrier and cargo sales, pricing, marketing and advertising.
Stribling started his career in ocean shipping as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army before joining Sea-Land Service’s management training program. He handled cargo sales in the greater Philadelphia area and Central Florida before being appointed to Sea-Land’s National Quality Team.
Among other positions at Sea-Land, Stribling was Port Manager at the container terminal in Baltimore, MD, and Director of Client Services for Sea-Land’s 12-terminal North American Network. In addition to his commercial experience in ocean shipping, Stribling has spent more than two decades loading ships for the military. In 2001, he was awarded the Order of Saint Christopher Medal for significant contributions to the Army Transportation Corps and retired from his service as an Army officer in 2002.