Mike Ellis

Executive Vice President and Group Leader
Marine Solutions Group

Mike joined Savage in February 2017, as Executive Vice President and Group Leader of the Company’s Marine Solutions Group. He is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Prior to joining Savage, Mike served as President of Settoon Towing, LLC. At Settoon, Mike played a critical role in leading the company to increase revenues by a factor of five.

Before joining Settoon in 2007, Mike’s roles included Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. in Lockport, Louisiana. Mike helped develop the company from a local shipyard to a regional powerhouse in shipbuilding and ship repair services with more than 2,000 employees. Prior to his career in the marine industry, Mike served as a Vice President and interim Chief Financial Officer at Wireless One, Inc., a communications company in Jackson, Mississippi. Early in his career, he was an Associate Partner at accounting and consulting firm Postlethwaite & Netterville, LLP, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.