Erin Schulz serves as a director of the Shannon River Marine Heritage Foundation (SRMHF). The daughter of Walter Schulz, Founder and President of SRMHF and Shannon Boat Company, Inc., Erin has spent her entire life in the yachting industry. Born and raised in Newport, Rhode Island, the "Sailing Capitol of the World", she went on to study international relations in New York City, Washington, DC, & Switzerland, and design at the New York School of Interior Design & Parsons School of Design. In 2016, she founded Skye Navi, LLC, a yacht interior design and brokerage firm. She is a yacht broker under YBAA, The Association of Yacht Sales Professionals.
Thomas Quinlan is a graduate of Diman Vocational School, Fall River, MA and started his career as a carpenter/shipwright in the marine industry at Alden/Freedom Yachts. Quinlan has been employed at Shannon since 1979. He was promoted to cabinet shop foreman, Production Manager, and then Vice President in charge of all aspects of construction and personnel at the company. His responsibilities include bringing to reality the creations of Walter Schulz, as well as scheduling Shannon’s manpower and material needs on a day-to-day basis, and supervising the maintenance of the 26,000 square foot production facility and extensive yacht construction equipment and tools.