Curtis Blank Promoted to Director of Maintenance and Engineering at Associated Terminals

Associated Terminals is pleased to announce the promotion of Curtis Blank to the position of Director of Maintenance and Engineering. He will be responsible  for developing, implementing, and monitoring the company’s maintenance and engineering programs.  

“Curtis brings vison, practical knowledge and strong leadership skills which will be important as we prepare for the next chapter of our growth. His unique understanding of our vast array of assets and our maintenance systems at Associated Terminals make him the perfect fit for our company for the future,” stated Senior Vice President Zeljko Franks.  

Blank, a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, began his career on the river in 2011 at St. James Stevedoring where he began as a deckhand and worked in the Maintenance Department before becoming a Mechanical Engineering Intern for St. James Technologies, L.L.C and Associated Terminals.  In 2018, he joined the Research and Development Department where he served as a Mechanical Design & Solutions Engineer.

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