HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Gulf Stream Marine, Inc., one of the largest privately held stevedore firms in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, today announced the appointment of Kevin Bourbonnais as Chief Executive Officer.
An experienced senior executive, Bourbonnais was most recently Chief Operating Officer of USA Compression Partners (NYSE: USAC), a market-leading provider of contract compression services to the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining USA Compression Partners, he held various other senior management positions at Exterran, Universal Compression and the Royal Bank of Canada.
“I look forward to having the opportunity to guide Gulf Stream through its next phase of growth and building upon the company’s culture of customer service, safety,” said Bourbonnais. “The company has grown significantly in recent years, while at the same time making critical investments in infrastructure that support continued organic growth and future acquisition activity.”
Tony Jaworksi, COO of Gulf Stream added, “We are very excited to have Kevin join the Gulf Stream team. His experience complements our team well, and he shares our passion for customer service and continuous improvement.”
Bourbonnais holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Calgary.
About Gulf Stream Marine, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Gulf Stream employs a non-union workforce of approximately 750 employees and operates at seven locations in four Texas ports: Houston (Manchester Terminal, Woodhouse Terminal, Greensport Terminal, and Industrial Terminal), Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Freeport. Gulf Stream is a portfolio company of The CapStreet Group, a leading lower middle market private equity fund headquartered in Houston.
About The CapStreet Group
The CapStreet Group, founded in 1990, focuses on investments in lower middle market, privately-held businesses headquartered in Texas and other Sunbelt states. Since inception, the firm has raised approximately $700 million of private equity capital. For more information visit The CapStreet Group website: www.capstreet.com.