Hudson, MA (November 15, 2016) – In a move that reflects and reinforces the company’s continued growth and commitment to the maritime market, the WheelHouse Board announced today that Craig Parkhurst has been promoted to the position of president and Kenny Campbell has been hired as national sales manager.
Craig Parkhurst joined WheelHouse in 2009 as Operations Manager where he was responsible for the implementation of all yacht and commercial fleet accounts. In 2012 Craig was promoted to General Manager and assumed day-to-day management of sales, operations, and software development. “I’m excited to promote Craig to president, recognizing the signification contribution he has made to growing and managing the Company. Craig has expanded our yacht solutions business as well as lead our efforts in the commercial marine sector where WheelHouse is now a major supplier to commercial and military fleets,” said Barry Kallander, Founder and Chairman of WheelHouse Technologies. Prior to WheelHouse, Craig served as the boat manager for the University of Rhode Island and the owner of a yacht service and management company. Earlier in his career he spent 10 years working as a dockmaster and service writer in the marina and boatyard industry. “I’m both humbled and excited to lead the team at WheelHouse Technologies in this next phase of our journey,” said Parkhurst.
Kenny Campbell joined WheelHouse Technologies this month as national sales manager. In this newly established role, Kenny will lead the Company’s rapid growth in both commercial marine and yacht markets. Kenny previously lead business development at a technical instrumentation company. Prior to his five years in this role, Kenny worked as the port engineer for a fleet of 17 high speed passenger vessels. It was in this role that he first became acquainted with WheelHouse as a customer. Earlier in his career, Kenny worked as a project manager as well as ship’s engineer following his service as a mechanical engineer in the British Army. “As a vessel and port engineer I have had the opportunity to utilize several maintenance programs including WheelHouse. My experience with WheelHouse was second to none. I look forward to working with the WheelHouse team and our customers.”