Massachusetts Maritime Academy Announces 2024-2025 Regimental Leadership and Cadet Academic Leadership Roster

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA), a top-ranked public university with undergraduate degree programs focusing on science, engineering, technology, math, and business that blend academics and experiential learning today announced the Regimental Leadership and the Cadet Academic Leadership Team selections for the 2024-2025 academic year.

The Class of 2025 Regimental Leadership roster includes 38 cadets who hail mainly from Massachusetts in addition to other locales. The following list includes 28 Bay State representatives, with the balance from the states of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Virginia.

The 2024-2025 Regimental Leadership

Regimental Officers:

  • Marnay Acri-Burns, Regimental Commander, Stafford, VA
  • Andrew Fusco, Regimental Training Ship Commander, Wrentham, MA
  • Quintin Pease, Regimental Executive Officer, Marshfield, MA
  • Sydney Crotty, Cadet Chief Mate, Winthrop, MA
  • Matthew Pray, Cadet Chief Engineer, Higganum, CT
  • Shane McNamara, SGA President, Fairhaven, MA
  • Audrey Manning, Regimental Adjutant, Hanover, MA
  • Nicholas Molloy, Regimental Operations Officer, Marshfield, MA
  • Marina Stephens, Regimental Training & Retention Officer, Mattapoisett, MA
  • Mark Marvel, Regimental Academics Operations Officer, Taunton, MA
  • Brendan Healy, Regimental Military Veterans Liaison Officer, Quincy, MA
  • Jershawn Freeman, Regimental Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Jersey City, NJ
  • Aiden Harrington, Regimental Community Service Officer, Mattapoisett, MA
  • Salvador Relle, Regimental Intramural Officer, Belle Chasse, LA

1st Battalion (1st, 3rd, 5th & 7th Companies):

  • Benjamin Young, Battalion Commander, Hanover, MA
  • Ryan Sullivan-Daley, Battalion Executive Officer, Belchertown, MA
  • Anthony Welch, Battalion Training & Retention Officer, Lanesborough, MA
  • Jacob Thorpe, Battalion Adjutant, Woodland Park, CO
  • Luke Rogers, Battalion Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Hanover, MA

2nd Battalion (2nd, 4th & 6th Companies):

  • Noah Myers, Battalion Commander, Charleston, SC
  • Finn McQueeney, Battalion Executive Officer, Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Matthew McFarlane, Battalion Training & Retention Officer, Nantucket, MA
  • Ryan Healy, Battalion Adjutant, Quincy, MA
  • Nicholas Murphy, Battalion Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Rockland, MA

Company Staff:

  • Quinn Kelly, 1CO Company Commander, West Roxbury, MA
  • Alexandra Dickinson, 1CO Executive Officer, Kingston, MA
  • William Gorry, 2CO Company Commander, Wallingford, CT
  • Matthew White, 2CO Executive Officer, Braintree, MA
  • Jack Estabrook, 3CO Company Commander, Bridgewater, MA
  • Luke Maffeo, 3CO Executive Officer, Dorchester Center, MA
  • George Laing, 4CO Company Commander, Milton, MA
  • Ashley Brennan, 4CO Executive Officer, Marshfield, MA
  • Lily Pires, 5CO Company Commander, Yarmouth, ME
  • Zachary Maffeo, 5CO Executive Officer, Dorchester Center, MA
  • Sean Davis, 6CO Company Commander, Lovettsville, VA
  • Liam Howell, 6CO Executive Officer, Sandwich, MA
  • Tyler Fountain, 7CO Company Commander, Centerville, MA
  • Ryan Leclair, 7CO Executive Officer, Westminster, MA

The 2024-2025 Cadet Academic Leadership Team

Regimental Academic Operations Officer: Mark Marvel, Taunton, MA

Regimental Academic Resource Rate: Evan Barruzza, Weymouth, MA

International Maritime Business:

  • Nicholas Molloy, Operations Officer, Marshfield, MA
  • Liam Howell, Assistant Operations Officer, Sandwich, MA
  • Zachary Maffeo, Assistant Operations Officer, Dorchester Center, MA
  • Kylie Maher, Assistant Operations Officer, Halifax, MA

Energy Systems Engineering:

  • Brendan Hines, Operations Officer, Quincy, MA
  • Matthew Duane, Training Rate, Braintree, MA
  • Liam Hines, Training Rate, Quincy, MA
  • Owen Roth, Training Rate, East Kingston, NH

Facilities Engineering: 

  • Michael Curran, Operations Officer, Hanson, MA
  • Jack Gourley, Training Rate, North Chelmsford, MA
  • Daniel Ryan, Rate Training Rate, Marshfield, MA

Marine Science, Safety & Environmental Protection:

  • Lucas Pender, Operations Officer, Westford, MA
  • Aiden Harrington, Training Rate, Mattapoisett, MA
  • Jessica Rotondo, Training Rate, Sandwich, MA
  • Casey Proto, Training Rate, Centerville, MA

Emergency Management:

  • Jennifer Verrilli, Operations Officer, Southington, CT
  • Joshua Desmond, Deputy Operations Officer, Middleboro, MA
  • Luke Maffeo, Training Rate, Dorchester Center, MA
  • Gabrielle Giammasi, Training Rate, Centerville, MA
  • Ryan Leclair, Training Rate, Westminster, MA

The highly competitive selection process for the regimental and academic leadership roles consisted of an application, position specific assignments, a physical fitness assessment, a public speaking assessment, and an interview with the selection committee comprised of members from numerous departments on campus.

“We are delighted to announce the Class of 2025 leadership cadets,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. “The entire MMA community applauds these fine young women and men who have achieved leadership roles while at the Academy and who are certain to be future leaders in the maritime industries.”

About Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA): MMA is a fully accredited, four-year, co-educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. For more than 100 years, MMA has prepared women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation’s finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. Located on Cape Cod, at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts Maritime Academy is the ideal college to pursue the love for the ocean, concern for the environment, interest in math and science, and a thirst for adventure. Follow MMA on FB:  @massmaritime, @MassMaritime.Advancement; IG: @massmaritime, @mmacademyalumni; Twitter: @MMAadmissions, @MMAcademyAlumni; YouTube: Massachusetts Maritime Academy.