KARINA ROHOLTE BEFELD
Founder & Senior Crew Agent | email@example.com
Founder and President of Elite Crew International, she has brought Elite Crew International to the forefront of the industry. She has 11 years’ experience working onboard luxury yachts as well as holding a Degree in Business & Languages. Her knowledge, attention to detail, strength and experience has enabled her to put together a highly experienced team, whom have been with her for many years. They offer a hands-on approach with a more personal touch to more than 1800 Mega yachts world wide. Her reputation in the industry continues to be unsurpassed. Karina Roholte Befeld and ECI have become the “go to” resource for industry questions, trends and surveys. As an industry authority, Karina has been quoted by major yachting publications worldwide. Karina also attends the International Boat Shows and has been a guest speaker at Captain Seminars for several large European shipyards.
ANGELA E WILSON
Senior Crew Agent & Office Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela joined ECI in early 2003. She has worked in the maritime industry since 1996, both at sea and as a Crew Agent. Having trained under the watchful eye of Karina Roholte Befeld, Founder of ECI, she has mastered the art of meeting the needs of their valued clients. Angela is highly knowledgeable at vetting candidates for the Luxury Mega Yacht Industry as well as for Estates. She is considered a placement specialist and has been quoted in many yachting publications around the World. Angela was also an integral part in getting Elite Crew International MLC 2006 certified in Summer 2012 – marking them as the World’s first Crew Placement Agency to do so.
Crew Agent | email@example.com
Madeleine became part of the Elite Crew International team in early 2006. Having a strong background in yachting and a Degree in Industrial Psychology, she’s one of our highly experienced Crew Agents! She looks forward to providing professional and dedicated service to our clients and crew.
NORA J. LEWARK
Placement Coordinator & Receptionist | firstname.lastname@example.org
Nora has been with Elite Crew International since its inception in 1998! She is the first person to welcome you into the front office – always with a smile. Nora is a knowledgeable member to the ECI family and is invaluable to the day to day operations.
Crew Coordinator | email@example.com
Annie joined Elite Crew International in 2007. She brings with her a background in human resources which has enabled her to be quite adept at screening and interviewing newly registered crew. She also helps educate crew of their rights (according to MLC 2006 guidelines), verifies references & licenses, and offers career counseling.
JESSICA S HOWARD
Jr Accountant & Database Specialist | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica has a background in print and web design and has a Graphic Design Degree from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Since 2011 she has been ECI’s freelance Graphic Designer and in July 2012 she became a permanent employee as the company’s Designer, Jr. Accountant and Database Specialist.
Crew Coordinator | email@example.com
Alexandra, a native of Germany, came to Elite Crew International in March 2013; bringing with her language skills and a background in business administration. Her strong work ethic and kind nature are attributes that most employers strive for. ECI is proud to have her!
Retired Yacht Captain & Consultant
Co-founder of Elite Crew International in 1998, he now works behind the scenes in operations and computer development. Bob has over 21 years experience as a yacht Captain.
IT Managed Services Provider, Technical Support | www.dynamicsupport.com
Cory has provided IT support and consulting for Elite Crew International since 2010 on behalf of Dynamic Network Support (ECI’s IT Managed Services provider). He has been an ‘IT Guy’ for over 10 years both for the Army and in the civilian world. He is highly certified and has a wide range of IT skills encompassing all of ECI’s needs and more.
Bill is highly experienced with more than 40 years as a public accountant. ECI has been fortunate to have Bill handling the accounting since 1998.