Thomas Marine Hardware – A Profile in Diversity and Inclusion
Marina Thomas is an engineering senior leader for Meggitt, a global manufacturer that manufactures high-performance components and subsystems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. As champion for diversity and inclusion initiatives across Meggitt’s workforce, Marina also drives high performance culture initiatives across her organization.
John has been employed at Barker’s since 2008. As an excellent mechanic, he has taken on everything from service projects to engine rebuilds. Additionally, John enjoys racing the Pearson Ensign with his son and ice fishing on Lake Superior in his free time.
Early Life and Education
Marina Thomas is an O’odham mother from Salt River Arizona who works actively to combat how economic policies impact her people’s relationship to their native land.
Thomas Marine opened for business on Shelter Island in 1971 and quickly established itself as one of the premier metal fabrication shops serving racing sail boats, power boats, cruising sail boats and cruisers. Over time it has expanded to provide custom work for custom homes, public art projects and scientific and research initiatives.
Now in its 45th year, this company continues to develop artistic, functional, and sturdy projects for customers across Canada and beyond. Their reputation for expert craftsmanship is well known within their community and they boast an ever-expanding customer list with many satisfied clients who continue their patronage and growth.
Thomas is a successful businessman with an impressive list of accomplishments. He has worked tirelessly to secure a brighter future for himself and his family, and is making strides toward this end. His company continues to grow and expand while simultaneously improving client services quality.
He began his career by designing and building the fastest racing sabot sail boats before moving on to metal fabrication in Shelter Island area. Today, his company creates all kinds of metal creations; whether that be bow pulpits on race boats, railing in custom homes, museum exhibits or anything else you could think of – his work is functional yet strong and aesthetic at once!
He has also been actively engaged in community affairs. He supported the O’odham Piipaash Alliance and attempted to dismantle how economic development relates to land.
Achievement and Honors
Marina serves as a model employee at GB, always acting with integrity, humility, and clarity of focus in everything she does. Her actions have had a lasting cultural effect both on her team and wider business.
As a student-athlete at STU, she made history when she won a gold medal at the 2022 NAIA Swimming and Diving National Championship and earned both All-American and all conference recognition.
She is the protagonist in the anime series Bakugan: Reploids Advent and is Haos Ackropolus’ Guardian Bakugan. Additionally, she has become well-known for her activism by testifying against toxic exposure laws like Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxic Exposure Act and has appeared at multiple TED talks and publications; furthermore she has written numerous books related to ocean photography and conservation.
Thomas is an O’odham Piipaash Alliance community organizer and passionate environmentalist working on land/water defender issues for her people. She advocates tirelessly on their behalf in protecting the lands they were born into and have called home since birth.
Plummer Taylor entered Marine Corps ROTC and Officer Candidate School under Thomas’ tutelage and received from him a cassette tape of cadences — call-and-response work songs performed while marching by Marines — that she used as motivation during pullup sessions until her arms trembled with exhaustion.
On Tuesday, Mary Thomas passed away of breast cancer at age 46. Friends, family, veterans’ organizations and her community mourn her. Mary was also known for advocating for women’s rights and ending military suicides – she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Thomas Marine Hardware company has an estimated market capitalization of $63.2 Thousand and filed with the SEC Form 4 on 28 July 2017 worth $95,400 to purchase 5,000 Lakeland stock units from Lakeland on that day.
This family business boasts over 45 years of experience. Beginning as a metal fabrication shop on Shelter Island serving racing sail boats, the business soon expanded into providing Custom Homes, Public Art projects and Scientific research projects. Their passion lies with creating projects which combine Artistic design with Functional design to meet Strong requirements; also making boating safer and more enjoyable; this commitment led them to becoming Canada’s number one seller of Bayliner boats! Their latest expansion included opening an additional office in Varennes Quebec.