Captain Aaron Bresnahan
Mr. Aaron Bresnahan is President and Managing Director of Wartsila North America, Inc., a Smart Technology company with approx. 900 employees. He is also a member of the Wartsila Corporation Marine Business Management Team and is Vice President, Americas, responsible for achieving Marine Business financial, operational, and safety targets. Wartsila Corporation is a global leader in the supply of Marine Solutions, Energy Solutions, and related Services. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Wartsila Dynamic Positioning Systems, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Wartsila Canada, Inc., and is Shareholder Representative at Wartsila Defense, Inc.
During his 20 years with Wartsila, Mr Bresnahan has served in various Senior Executive, Director, and General Manager positions; assigned both global and domestic responsibilities within the maritime sector.
Mr. Bresnhan is a past National President of the Association of the US Navy, an association supporting the US Navy and its sailors. He is currently a member of the AUSN Scholarship Fund. He is also a member of SNAME, ASNE, the Navy League, the America Legion, and the Navy War College Foundation.
Mr. Bresnahan graduated from USMMA with a BS degree in Marine Engineering Systems. He also graduated from Regent University with an MBA and the Navy War College with a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies. He is a Captain in US Navy Reserve and is currently Commanding Officer of NR, MSCEURAF HQ.