John Stassi (Chief Financial Officer/Associate Director of Administration) obtained his B.S in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, his M.B.A. in Business Management from the University of New Orleans, continued his accounting studies at UNO and obtained his Certified Public Accountant license. His career path began in construction including a few years as an underwater welder, then to chemical plant supervision, volunteer firefighter/EMT, hazmat specialist, healthcare management and auto dealership group CFO. John is a native New Orleanian and has resided in Louisiana for most of his life. John enjoys adventuring with his family, hiking, fishing, bicycling, and cooking. He has spent a considerable amount of his time both professionally and personally on and around the Gulf of Mexico and is glad to be able to help preserve its environment and resources.