TOTE Maritime announces new presidents for Alaska, Puerto Rico

(FEDERAL WAY, Wash.) — TOTE has announced leadership changes within its TOTE Maritime division. Michael Noone, currently president of TOTE Maritime Alaska, will transition and become president at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico. Grace Greene, currently vice president and general manager at TOTE Maritime Alaska, has been promoted to president and will take over for Noone.

These transitions are the first changes within the TOTE organization following the announcement that Tim Nolan will step into the role of president and CEO following the retirement of Anthony Chiarello later this summer.

“I am excited for the opportunity to work with another TOTE company and I look forward to working closer with my colleagues in Jacksonville and San Juan in serving our customers in the Puerto Rico trade,” Noone said. “It has been wonderful to work with my colleagues and the customers in the Alaska trade for the last five years – they have been like a family. Their commitment to Alaska is reflected in TOTE Maritime Alaska’s recent Quest for Quality Award as the top ocean carrier. I am grateful for their support and dedication and I look forward to becoming a part of the Puerto Rico team.”

Noone has more than 30 years of experience in the maritime industry and has been with TOTE Maritime Alaska since 2013. He will officially step into his role on Sept. 4, immediately following the Labor Day holiday. Greene will assume the role of president for TOTE Maritime Alaska on Aug. 6.

“Having lived in Alaska for nearly 10 years, I have personally experienced the critical support that TOTE Maritime Alaska provides to the people and communities of this state," Greene said. “I look forward to serving as president of TOTE Maritime Alaska and working with the entire team to build on our 40-year success.”

Greene has worked for TOTE Maritime since 2014 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot and aircraft commander.

“This is an exciting time for the TOTE family of companies," Nolan said. “I am confident that we have the best people leading the TOTE Maritime organization into the future. Their leadership will build on TOTE’s 40-plus year commitment to providing the best maritime shipping services to the communities of Alaska and Puerto Rico.”

By Professional Mariner Staff