Our Crew

Rick Ely, the founder and president of Compass Marine Inc., has been working specifically in marine industry finding ideal positions for mariners for over twenty (20) years. While working for other employment agencies, Rick began to see the fallacy of so-called headhunters.



Rick Ely

Jocelyn Ely
Vice President &
Public Relations

Bre Hanenkrat
Lead Agent

Captain Pat Senna
Recruiting Consultant
& Agent

Soquel Kelley
Social Media Coordinator
& Agent Support

Sue Burgess
Operations Manager/
Accounting Specialist

Hugo Gonzales

Leah Newberry


Choice Ballast Solutions is focused on identifying, attracting and developing the most talented people to join our team. We look for leaders with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who will thrive within our culture, and contribute to our longterm success in a dynamic and growing global company. Choice Ballast Solutions can offer you career growth in a rewarding and challenging environment.

Contact us at info@choiceballast.com for job opportunities.

Current available opportunities:
There are no opportunities available at this time.