Steve Palmer

Anchor Innovation, Inc.

Steve Palmer, CEO and founder of Anchor Innovation, Inc. (Anchor), is a proven veteran of the marine industry with over 40 years of management experience in marine engineering and operations. Steve is a retired naval engineering officer (two Chief Engineer tours and a former PACFLT Propulsion Examining Board member), Navy Master Training Specialist, and has a Master’s Degree in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. A former Commander, Navy Region Southwest (CNRSW) Marine Maintenance Manager, he was responsible for the maintenance of over 80 Navy security, oil spill, service craft, barrier tugs and advised CNRSW on all facets of waterfront security. A USCG licensed Master, Steve has become a recognized expert in naval harbor security training, naval small boat maintenance and repair, and anti-small craft barrier maintenance and operations in support of Homeland Defense.