Don Everton joined Lyon Shipyard in June 2014 and has over 40 years’ experience in the ship repair and the maritime industry. Mr. Everton is the Vice President of Government Programs for Lyon Shipyard. As The Vice President of Government Programs, Mr. Everton oversees all government contracting, estimating, quality assurance and Lyon Down River Program, including all contract management and business development for the company.
Mr. Everton started his career at Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation Norshipco where he graduated in 1982 from the apprentice program and held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in production, estimating, contract management, marketing and business development. In 2005, Mr. Everton joined Maersk Line Limited as a Contracting Manager where he managed major acquisitions and sub contracts for MSC’s TAGOS, TAGS and MPF vessels as well as MARAD and commercial contracts.
Mr. Everton is a 1976 graduate of Tidewater Community College, where he received an Associates in Science. He served is apprenticeship at Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation and graduated in 1982.