Andrew Hale

Vice President, Program Delivery – Vancouver Shipyards

Andy joined Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) in August 2014 as Program Director – Joint Support Ship (JSS), and in February 2017 was promoted to Vice President, Program Delivery.

Andy joined the company from the Naval Reactors Headquarters in Washington, DC, where he worked as Program Manager – Prototype/Moored Training Ship Operations, Maintenance and Inactivations.  Prior to that, he worked as a Program Manager – Head, Submarine Security & Technology for Chief Naval Operations also in Washington, DC. He has also served as a Commanding Officer on the USS Sante Fe, a Deputy Commander for Submarine Squadron Fifteen, a Commanding Officer on the USS San Francisco, and a Major Commander/Commanding Officer on the USS Ohio. Andy graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, and earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

As Vice President, Program Delivery, Andy is responsible for the execution and delivery of large, complex shipbuilding programs. He is also accountable for the profit and loss performance of each project and has full authority to manage and administer all facets of each new construction program.