Former NAVSEA Civilian Official Matthew Garner Takes Assistant VP Role at Gibbs & Cox

Jeff Brody
Matthew Garner

Matthew Garner, a more than 11-year civil service veteran of the Naval Sea Systems Command, has been named assistant vice president of ship design at Arlington, Va.-based maritime engineering company Gibbs & Cox.

The former Senior Executive Service member most recently served as NAVSEA’s director for submarine/submersible design and systems engineering, Gibbs & Cox said Monday.

His previous roles at NAVSEA include director of ship integrity and performance engineering and head of the surface combatants and mine warfare ships division.

Garner is a recipient of two civilian service awards from the U.S. Navy.

He earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of New Orleans.

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