Chief Executive Officer
Steve Palmer, CEO and founder of Anchor Innovation, Inc. (formerly Anchor Harbor Services Inc.), is a proven veteran of the marine industry with over 28 years of management experience in marine engineering and operations. A retired naval engineering officer, USCG Licensed Master, and former Navy Region Southwest Marine Maintenance Manager, Steve has become the recognized expert in naval harbor security training, maintenance, and operations in support of Homeland Defense.
Chris Powell, Anchor's President, brings over 20 years of US Navy tactical flight operations, maintenance, and leadership experience as a Navy FA-18 pilot and squadron Commanding Officer. He has significant expertise in TACAIR community issues, and with a MS in Space Systems, and MBA provides a strong analytical and technical background. In his final Navy tour, Chris served at U.S. Fleet Forces Command as the Operations Officer in the Antiterrorism Directorate for Programs, Systems, Policy and Assessments.
Jamie Palmer is Vice President and co-founder of Anchor Innovation. She brings 24 years of experience in multiple corporate environments which include healthcare, financial compliance and reporting, manufacturing and satellite communications. She received her MS in Management in 1990 and went on to receive her PHR (Professional in Human Resources) after assuming responsibility for a multi-national department overseeing the administration of all HR functions including training, compensation, benefits, employee relations and retention and legal requirements. Her broad range of knowledge and experience in human resources, marketing, and administration make her an invaluable member of the Anchor team.