Michael "Mickey" Pierce
ANCHOR INNOVATION, INC. WELCOMES
MICHAEL "MICKEY" PIERCE, USN, (RET)
Virginia Beach, VA January 2012 -- Anchor Innovation, Inc. (Anchor) welcomes aboard Michael “Mickey” Pierce as a Training Specialist for Commander, Navy Region Southeast. Mickey will be teaching the Navy’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Course (HAZWOPER); Shore Installation Management Basic Boat Coxswain Course, and perform Second Class Swimmer certification and training. He is a 27 year veteran of the U. S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) community, retiring in 2005. Mickey’s experience spans operational and leadership positions responsible for all facets of joint service EOD operations, research and development, advanced EOD and weapons training, site management, operational test and evaluation, and interagency coordination. Additionally, he served as the Port Security Officer and a Force Protection Officer for Commander, Navy Region Southeast.
Since retiring from the Navy, Mickey has had continued success in project and personnel management, safety, physical security, small boat maintenance management and operations, vulnerability assessments and emergency management operations. Serving as the Project Director for the maintenance of 64 Navy Oil Spill Response Boats during the Deepwater Horizon spill, Mickey’s leadership was a key contributor to the success of that vital mission. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern Illinois University during off-duty hours in the Navy, has an advanced certification in Emergency Management, is a certified Department of State (Bureau of Diplomatic Security) Firearms Instructor and holds a USCG Masters License.
About Anchor Innovation, Inc.
Established in 2002, Anchor Innovation, Inc. (Anchor) is a diversified technical services company specializing in Harbor Security, Anti-Terrorism, and Oil Spill mitigation. Anchor is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with a satellite office in San Diego, CA. Current contracts include; consulting, boat/engine repair, and Harbor security Boat training contracts with U.S. Fleet Forces Antiterrorism Directorate, Naval Special Warfare Group Four - Special Boat Team TWELVE, Navy Region Southeast, Navy Region Southwest, and Naval Surface Warfare Crane. Anchor is an authorized Hyperspike Acoustic Hailing Device (AHD) distributor, Mercury Marine warranty center, and Composite Advantage Submarine Separator distributor.
Anchor Innovation, Inc. (Anchor) is a diversified technical services company.