Meet the Leadership Team
Marathon’s Leadership Team is comprised of solid, proven energy industry performers who are technically astute, driven to attain high standards, and collaborative problem solvers. They also possess the mental agility necessary to help improve our clients’ performance through the use of all available facilities and innovation.
President and CEO
Bruce O’Brien has more than 45 years of experience in commercial nuclear power production, naval submarine operations, and shipyard work.
Senior Vice President
Gary Cavanaugh has more than 41 years of experience in utility and commercial nuclear power production.
Vice President, Safety Culture
Phil has more than 38 years of experience in nuclear power operations including both naval and commercial operations.
Vice President West Coast Operations
Dennis Hansen has more than 38 years of nuclear experience providing leadership in operations, outage and work control management, maintenance, engineering, and performance improvement.
Chief, Leadership Performance Officer
Mr. White has over 11 years of experience in healthcare. He has worked with communities, leaders and organizations to improve their culture of wellness. Mr. White is a U.S. Military veteran who has proven value as a strategic advisor on Public Health and Population Health matters.
Vice President, Communications & Outreach
Sally White has more than 25 years of business, strategy and marketing experience in providing results-based solutions to commercial, DOD/DOE, nuclear power, utility EP&C’s and other high-reliability organizations. She has held executive positions in management, business development, marketing and sales.
Meet the Client Services Team
Like our Leadership Team, Marathon’s Client Service Team are highly knowledgeable energy industry veterans. We seek out and retain professionals with demonstrated track records of innovative, successful problem solving (typically, our associates and employees are people we know and have worked with before). Throughout client engagements, we carefully monitor the Associate’s or employee’s performance and client satisfaction and actively engage to ensure both.
Joseph (Joe) Drago
Director Culture & Change Management
Mr. Drago has almost 40 years of experience in the commercial nuclear power industry, the national laboratories, and the Department of Energy.
Lynne S. Goodman
Director, Licensing and Decommissioning
Lynne Goodman has over 40 years of commercial nuclear power experience including being decommissioning expert and emergency liaison to local government.
Director, Projects and Work Management
Carl Kuester has more than 37 years of experience in nuclear power operations, including both naval and commercial operations.
Success & Safety Strategist
Ms. Mooney has over 30 years experience in healthcare. She is a registered nurse that has been trained as a Legal Nurse Consultant and Certified Virtual Coach. She served as a clinical and administrative supervisor for over 10 years.
Director Projects and Maintenance
Dave Voeller has more than 45 years of naval and commercial nuclear power experience.
Director, Operations Support
Steve Wackenstedt has more than 42 years of experience in nuclear power operations, including both naval and commercial operations.