OUR LEADERSHIP

COMMITTED TO CLIENT SUCCESS

An Experienced and Dedicated Leadership Team 

Our corporate management consists of talented industry experts with varied backgrounds and experiences, all committed to our client’s success, done right and on time.

Shehraze Shah

CEO

Shehraze Shah provides proven leadership for Swiftships in his role as the CEO. Mr. Shah has previous experience standing up companies from the ground up and has successfully expanded those businesses globally prior to stepping into his current role at Swiftships.

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Jeff Leleux

President

Jeff Leleux, co-owner and President of Swiftships, began his career at Swiftships upon his graduation from college. For nearly two decades Mr. Leleux has been instrumental in designing mechanical and electrical systems for military, commercial and luxury vessels produced at Swiftships.

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Dan Musmanno

EVP, Business Development

As Executive Vice President of Business Development, Daniel Musmanno oversees the execution of Swiftships’ strategic plan through marketing, capture management, and proposal writing and is responsible to both government and commercial customers for the efficient execution of contracts.

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Capt. Hashim Raza (R)

VP, Tech. Services

Captain Hashim Raza (R) joined Swiftships in September 2015 after 27 years of service in the Operations Branch of the Pakistan Navy. He is a distinguished graduate of both Pakistan Naval Academy and Pakistan Navy War College. He is also a graduate of Joint Services Command & Staff College, UK.

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Adm. Ibrahim Aglan (R)

VP, Technical & Engineering

Ibrahim Aglan joined Swiftships in 2004 as Director of Programs with the Egyptian Navy, in 2010 he was assigned the director of production of the 28m Costal Patrol Boats for Egypt, in 2014 he took over the CLS Program for Iraq Navy, in 2015 he was assigned as the VP, Technical Support and the VP, Technical & Engineering in 2017.

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John Davidson

Director, Finance

John Davidson, Director of Finance, joined the Swiftships team in 2000. He has since climbed up the ladder from Accountant to Senior Accountant to Director of Finance. In his current role, John uses his financial expertise to oversee the entire finance department to ensure proper procedures and protocols are followed.

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Allen Crochet

Director, Programs

Allen Crochet started working in the Program Management Office at Swiftships in August of 2010. During that time, he has been instrumental in both pre-award and post-award efforts for the many contracts he has been involved in. Allen has successfully managed and delivered on both the fast paced demanding commercial contracts…

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Albert Fogarty

Director, Production

Albert Fogarty joined Swiftships in 2015 as Director of Production. He brings over three decades of experience on multi-million and multi-billion dollar projects. His career has encompassed a wide range of duties and responsibilities including U.S. Navy shipbuilding programs, U.S. military aircraft, ship and weapons systems…

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Daniel Schurman

Program Manager

Daniel Schurman joined Swiftships in 2015 as a Program Analyst on the Iraqi Navy Continuous Lifecycle Service (CLS) and Ship Repair Facility (SRF) program. In 2016, Mr. Schurman was named Program Manager of the Egyptian Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) 28m Coastal Patrol Craft (CPC) kit program. 

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Franklin C Orego III

Program Manager

Mr. Orego is currently the Program Manager for Swiftships’ U.S. Navy LCU1700 design and construction program. He was previously employed by NAVSEA as the Deputy Officer in Charge of the Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center detachment in Bahrain. Prior to that, he completed an assignment as the Submarine Program Manager for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

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David Chatham

Engineering Manager

David Chatham, Engineering Manager, handles all technical information regarding the building, repair, certification and documentation of Swiftships vessels. He provides critical engineering leadership and support to the various engineering teams through the development of capabilities, policies and procedures and resources, including an understanding of the current and future engineering requirements of the department.

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