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Port of San Diego Appoints Mark Stainbrook as Vice President of Public Safety/Harbor Police Chief
The Port of San Diego has named Mark Stainbrook as its new Vice President of Public Safety/Harbor Police Chief.
Stainbrook has been serving in this role an acting capacity since October 2017 and previously served in an acting role for a year. He has been with the Department since November 2011.
As Vice President of Public Safety/Harbor Police Chief, Stainbrook will oversee the Port of San Diego’s Harbor Police Department, Homeland Security and all Port security aspects. 
"I am honored to be appointed to the position of Vice President of Public Safety/Harbor Police Chief for the Port of San Diego," said Stainbrook. "The Harbor Police Department represents the best of the best and we make an important contribution to regional public safety. Our vessels, K-9 officers, tactical team and dive team are valued as regional assets.  We will be continuing to enhance our regional partnerships at the local, state and federal levels."
Stainbrook has been a Port employee for six years. Mark retired as a lieutenant from the Los Angeles Police Department, where he served in a variety of assignments including patrol, gangs, internal affairs, intelligence and counter-terrorism. Mark is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. In his second career, he is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve with 31 years of military service. Mark graduated with honors from California State University Long Beach with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy Administration.  In 2007, Mark was a US-UK Fulbright Fellow at Leeds University in the Religious and Theology Department and was seconded to the West Yorkshire Police Force.
Mark has worked with the U.S. State Department in Kenya, Chad, Nepal and India to train their police forces on counter-terrorism, criminal intelligence and community policing methods. Mark joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies as a Senior Fellow in June 2016.
Port Tampa Bay Welcomes Vice President of Finance
Port Tampa Bay welcomes Stephen Fry as its new Vice President of Finance.
In this newly created position, Fry will oversee the port’s financial records and reporting requirements. He will also develop, monitor and manage the annual operating and capital budgets, the port’s debt and investment portfolios, all project grant funds, and the port’s risk management program.
Previously, Fry served as the Director of Finance for three private equity consumer companies, most recently working at Plano Synergy. Fry has more than 15 years of finance and accounting experience serving the auto, consumer, and engineering industries. He also has several years of experience as an operations and project manager and as a certified public accountant.
Fry holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a master’s degree in business administration from Eastern Michigan University. He is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.


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