Management Team

Chad R.Wright, CEO 
Chad R. Wright has been with MVV since 2007 and during that time has participated in the execution and implementation of the SSA/MVV Container Terminal Agreement and the SSA/MVV/Puyallup Tribe/Port of Tacoma Agreement.  Immediately prior to joining MVV, Mr. Wright served in various roles for the Puyallup Tribal Council. 

He is currently a member of the board with Tacoma Goodwill and is the Trustee at Tacoma Community College.  He has a B.S., from Boston College, a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.


Jamison B. Balousek, COO

Jamey Balousek serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Marine View Ventures, Inc.  As COO, Mr. Balousek oversees all aspects of MVV's business operations.  Prior to joining MVV, Mr. Balousek worked at The Clorox Company, most recently on the Wal-Mart sales team.  In his role he developed in-store marketing strategies for Clorox's Laundry & Home Care divisions.  Before Clorox, Mr. Balousek held various marketing positions at Encirq Corporation and SBC Communications.  

He is currently on the board of the Foss Waterway Seaport, Goodwill - Olympics & Rainier Region and is the Chairman of the Tribal Summit Group.  He has a B.A. degree from UCLA and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.


Linda Carson, Controller

Linda Carson is a CPA and serves as Controller for MVV.  She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, earning a Bachelor’s in Business Administration degree with an emphasis in accounting.    After many years in social services managing the accounting and financial services for a group of companies in a multi-state environment, Linda joined MVV in June 2011.  


David Long, Senior Director of Operations

David Long joined Marine View Ventures, Inc. September, 2010. Prior to joining MVV, Mr. Long worked for Pizza Hut Corporate and Franchise. He held various titles mostly in multi- site operations and training. Following his 9 years with Pizza Hut, Mr. Long held various positions with Jack in the Box Corporation. The last position he held with Jack in the Box was Regional Key Initiatives Manager (Northwest). Mr. Long was with Jack in the Box for 9 years prior to joining the team at MVV.  He has a Bachelor’s in Science degree from Northern Arizona University.


Joe Oakes, Supply Chain Director

Joe Oakes has been with MVV since 2011 overseeing the inventory, merchandising and planning of the retail division. During that time Joe has lead the implementation of central pricing, central ordering, inventory execution and has participated in Private Label research and development. Prior to joining MVV, Mr. Oakes worked for Cabela’s product management division, where he brought new products to market, developed private label products and developed new patented products while adhering to a strict marketing and seasonal calendar.  Joe has served in the U.S. Air-force. He has training and certification in Marketing, Graphic Arts, Leadership, and Category Management.