Meet the hardworking staff of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park.

The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park is proud to employ a diverse and dedicated staff of both Veterans and patriotic civilians. Many of our staff have been with the Naval Park for a decade or more!

President & CEO
Paul Marzello, Sr.

Superintendent of Ships
John Branning


Rashod Ali, Deckhand
Andrew Biondo, Caretaker of the USS The Sullivans
Allen Jordan, Maintenance Foreman
Lisa Jordan, Custodian
Tom Isula, Encampment Coordinator
Karen Laws, Custodian
Mark Lewandowski, Community Liason
Mark Lewandowski, Jr., Deckhand
JoAnn Maraschiello, Office Manager
Jim Marzullo, Caretaker of the USS Croaker
Joan Meegan, Director of Development
Courtney Speckmann, Director of Education
Shane Stephenson, Director of Museum Collections
Joann Thomas, Gift Shop Manager
Kilre Watkins, Deckhand
Ben Wierchowski, Caretaker of the USS Little Rock
Amanda Yauch, Gift Shop Assistant Manager

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