Meet the New Bern Grand Marina Staff:


Jeremy McConnell - Dockmaster

Jeremy is a retired Master Chief with the US Coast Guard with over 24 years’ experience in the United States Coast Guard and is well versed in the management of all levels of the marine industry to include the management of employees, facilities, docking systems and structures, and safe boating operation.  Considered a master at his craft, Jeremy has managed numerous Coast Guard facilities and held boat coxswain certifications on boats ranging from twenty feet to over one hundred feet.  During his time with the Coast Guard, he successfully executed hundreds of missions to include but not limited to; Search and Rescue, Storm Avoidance and Response, Maritime Safety and Security, Public Awareness, Navigational Rules of the Road, and Pollution Response.   Jeremy and his family recently relocated to New Bern and have elected to make New Bern their home port.


Cameron Fillingame - Assistant Dockmaster

When Cameron accepted a crew position aboard the Bolero, a Freedom 40 Catboat Schooner, he soon realized that boating was the journey and passion he would follow as a life choice.  Being a sailing enthusiast, Cameron also offers a wealth of experience in boating maintenance and most of the marina's operational repairs.  Cameron understands that exceptional customer service is key to making the New Bern Grand the best marina in eastern NC.


Mike Hawkins - Marina Maintenance Supervisor

Mike has been with New Bern Grand Marina since 2011. He and his wife Carol have five children and six grandchildren, all living in Ohio. Mike has been involved in boating since early childhood mainly on lakes, rivers and Lake Erie, and formerly held a captains license. Mike and Carol currently own a 1971, 58 foot Chris-Craft Roamer. Mike is a Viet Nam Veteran, US Army (ret), retired from North Carolina Department of Corrections, was the Ohio Branch Manager of Continental Secret Service Bureau Inc., owner/CEO of a historic preservation and restoration company, and a deputy sheriff in Ohio.


Archie Bricker - Dockhand

Archie grew up in Toms River, NJ in a sailing family, participating in sailboat racing. He settled down after college in Vermont and was a builder in the Putney area for years. After moving to New Bern in 2005 he continued in the renovation and home repair business, and sailed his 34 O'Day on the Neuse. Having made a change to a trawler recently, he and his wife enjoy excursions in the area.


Thomas Cleary - Sales Associate

Broker and owner of North Carolina Coastal Properties, Thomas is proven slip sales specialist and revered as eastern NC's most experienced broker.  Thomas offers over 20 years of experience in sales and knows the market better than any boat slip broker along the NC coast. 252-229-7746


Leverett Owens - Sales Associate

Both a licensed real estate and boat slip professional, Leverett can help boaters find the perfect home and boat slip.  Born and raised "Carolina Boy", Leverett is one of the nicest people you'll ever meet. 252-229-8444


Annalee Ash - Sales Associate

Annalee is the Marina's newest sales associate, recruited from DC-based Residences at Ritz Carlton, where she assisted the sales team in providing concierge level services to the sales team and residents.  Annalee has a proven record of going above and beyond to help our clients embrace all things "New Bern" in grand style. 252-633-6070


Millissa True - On-site Consultant, SBS Forward LLC, Marketing & Customer Relations. 252-633-6070