Brad Kroon is currently the Alaska Marine Operations Manager for Olympic Tug and Barge. Brad worked himself up the through the Hawse pipe, starting out as a deckhand in 1985 during the summers while attending the University of Puget Sound and later Northern Arizona University. Prior to Brad’s recent position with Olympic Tug & Barge, Brad was the General Manager of Cook Inlet Tug and Barge. Brad has a BS degree in Political Science and a BS degree in Journalism. He possesses USCG Captain’s licenses of Master 200 ton and Master of Towing as well as an AB Unlimited and has spent 26 years on tugs prior to working in the office.
He has been married to his wife, Karen for 27 years. They have a 21-year-old son, Branden, currently attending California Maritime Academy and an 18-year-old daughter, Kelsey, who is attending the University of Alaska, Anchorage.
In his free time, Brad enjoys working on and driving his classic cars, a 1966 Dodge Charger and a 1966 Dodge Coronet convertible. He also loves skiing, kayaking, boating, bike riding, traveling and hiking with his two Australian Shepherds Rocky and Mia.