Executive Management

Jim Mohead

President and Chief Executive Officer - Founder

Jim MoheadPast President and 30 year member of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Valley Branch of the Associated General Contractors of America. Life Director of the Associated General Contractors of America. Past Federal Heavy Construction Division Chair, A.G.C. of America. Life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology from University of Memphis

Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management from Stanford University.

Richard Jackson

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Richard JacksonJoined Inland in 2006. 40 years' experience and 3rd generation in the dredging industry. Operational management and estimating experience in hopper, cutter-suction, clamshell (grab), dipper dredging, and hydraulic marine excavators.

Past President Dutra Dredging. Past Area Engineer Great Lakes Dredge and Dock.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Louisiana State University.

Master of Science in Business Administration and Operations Management from Loyola University.

Associated General Contractors of America, Coast Builders Coalition, Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety, Dredging Contractors of America, Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, Western Dredging Association, member of MVAGC Safety and Labor Committees

Clifton Valentine

Vice President of Engineering and Project Administration

Clifton ValentineEmployed by Inland Dredging in 2002.

Past President of Maharrey-Houston Construction Company, Memphis, TN.

47 years' experience in the Heavy Civil Industry.

Life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Tau Beta Pi.  Past President of the Mississippi Valley Branch of the Associated General Contractors of America.  Two time Past Chairman of the National AGC Natural Resources Conservation Service Committee. Past member Board of Directors Mississippi Valley Branch of AGC.

Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering from the University of Mississippi.

Tennessee E.I.T. Certificate No. 2646

Senior Management

Jeff Freeman

Assistant VP of Engineering & Project Administration

Jeff joined Inland in 2009 as a Project Engineer and has worked his way up to Assistant Vice President of Engineering and Project Administration

Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Member of the Specifications Committee, Mississippi Valley Branch of AGC.

Jeff graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Tennessee.

Tennessee E.I.T. Certificate No. 27334

Rob Wheeler

Plant & Equipment Manager

Rob WheelerJoined Inland in 2013.

42 years' experience in the marine industry including operation, design, construction, maintenance and repair of waterborne vessels including dredges, tugs and barges. Vast knowledge of Coast Guard regulations.

Coleen Jamison

Corporate Secretary

Coleen JamisonColeen joined Inland Dredging Company in 2000.

She has progressed from secretary to payroll clerk to accounts payable to office manager, and in 2011 was appointed Secretary of the Company.

Coleen was born and raised in Dyersburg, TN and has lived here all of her life. She is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she serves as a deacon and is on the music committee.

Management

Tim Dyer

Site Engineering, Dredge Automation & Dredging Quality Management

Tim Dyer37 years in the dredging industry.

Attended Texas A&M Dredging Short Course and Georgia Iron Works Pump & Slurry Course.

Graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Operations Engineering Technologies.

Vance Cassagne

Manager David Lake Yard & Facilities

Vance Cassagne25 years in the dredging industry. Has held various positions including Dredge Captain, Project Engineer, Office Manager and Site Safety & Health Officer.

Joined Inland in 1998.

Majored in Construction Engineering at Louisiana State University

Barry Locke

Training, Equipment & Upland Structures

Barry LockeProject Manager on Tallahatchie River Projects.  Project Superintendent for MaHarrey-Houston Construction Co., 1985-1998.

Joined Inland in 1998.

Has 37 years' experience in the Heavy Civil Industry

Rick Smith

Special Projects Manager

Rick Smith43 years in the dredging industry. Licensed, Professional Engineer.

Graduated from the University of Missouri at Rolla, MO in 1974.

Joined T L James & Co. as Field Engineer working from their office in Kenner, LA.
Advanced to Project Engineer, Project Mgr, and then to Chief Civil Engineer in 1981, managing the estimating and dredge production departments. Continued as Chief Civil Engineer after Weeks Marine bought T L James in 1998.

Joined Inland in 2015 managing their work along the Gulf Coast. Currently serves as Vice President of the Gulf Coast Chapter of WEDA.

Represents Inland Dredging Co. at Coast Builders Coalition, GICA, and Restore or Retreat.

Nathaniel C. Woods Jr

Company Safety Manager

nathaniel woods bioJoined Inland Dredging in 2017

13 years’ experience working in the dredging industry, and served 23 years in the U.S. Navy

Past Safety Manager, Hydraulic and Rivers and Lakes Division Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. Responsible for the administration of health, safety & environmental program for dredging /construction activities. Assists the Corporate Safety, Health and Environmental Manager in developing and implementing health and safety related policies, procedures, training, and awareness programs. Investigates accidents to determine causes and implements corrective measures. Conducts field/facility safety inspections to ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT, USCG, and other regulations such as the US Army Corps of Engineers Safety & Health Manual, when applicable. Implements Incident and Injury Free work environment.

Previous Deputy Safety Manager, Wheatstone Project, Onslow, Australia and Project Safety Manager, Suez Canal Extension Project, Cairo, Egypt.

Served as Great Lakes Industrial Hygiene Program Manager. Conducted Field/facility hygiene audits foreign and domestic.

Graduated from Columbia University, Columbia Missouri with a degree in Business Administration. OSHA Certified Safety & Health Official Construction Industry CSHO

David Cizek

Senior Projects Manager

david cizekJoined Inland Dredging in 2017

Joined Inland Dredging, LLC in 2017. 28 years of dredging experience with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC and 4 years of construction experience with Orion Marine Construction Inc.

Progressive experience in Surveying, Estimating, Project Management, Operations Management, and Business Development. Estimating and Operations background in Hopper, Clamshell, Hydraulic, Dipper, Drill & Blasting, with Bridge and Pier Construction.

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from DePaul University
Master’s Degree in Project Management from DePaul University

Project Management Institute, Member – Tampa Chapter
Certificate in Advanced Project Management, May 2006