Seattle’s Elliot Bay Design Group Adds Project Manager, IT Manager

Elliot Bay Design Group has added two members to their team of marine professionals, filling vacancies left by the retirement of other employees.

Joseph Cardella joined EBDG as a project manager based out of their Covington, Louisiana office. He will lead and manage diverse marine projects along the Gulf Coast, in support of clients with their engineering needs.

Cardella has over 13 years of experience as a naval architect ad project engineer in the maritime field. He has design expertise in the offshore maritime industry, developing various mobile offshore drilling units and more recently floating wind turbine concepts for the emerging renewable energy market. Cardella earned a bachelor of science in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of New Orleans.

Jacob Laduke will join EBDG as the IT manager, based out of the company’s Seattle office. He will manage information technology of the company, while developing strategic objectives, adapting evolving software and hardware and supporting day to day business and application functions. Laduke has been in the IT field for 16 years, most recently with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and brings a wealth of knowledge in computer systems and network administration.

Both men are welcome additions to the team,” said Brian King president of EBDG. “We look forward to learning from them and growing from their experiences.”

Elliot Bay Design Group is an employee-owned firm with offices in Seattle, New Orleans, Ketchikan and New York, providing naval architecture, marine engineering and production support services to owners, operators and shipyards nationwide. The company is known for designs that are better to build and better to operate.