WHO WE ARE
MEET OUR TEAM
It could be said that Dean Crassas comes by his business acumen naturally, a potent combination of nature and nurture that paved the way for his entry to the entrepreneurial world. As the son of a shipping and freight executive who was also a consular diplomat, Dean was exposed to the intricacies of international enterprise from a young age...
When David joined the Port Medical team over ten years ago, he brought with him an uncommon commitment to detail and first-hand knowledge of the needs of the customers to whom Port Medical provides service.
Dr. John Kirkwood
Having had a close working relationship for over 18 years, Port Medical Management is excited to welcome Dr. John D. Kirkwood, DO, to its team. Dr. John grew up in Pasadena, TX, attended The University of Houston, and went on to attend Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Pam Kern MS, LSCW
Director, Maritime Mental Health Services
In support of the company’s expanded services addressing the mental health and wellness of seafarers, Port Medical CEO Dean Crassas engaged Pam Kern, a U.S. licensed clinical psychotherapist and maritime mental health expert as Port Medical's Director of Maritime Mental Health Services.
Before beginning his service to Port Medical, Dan logged 13 years of ship industry experience at a Houston-based firm working his way up to the position of Operations Manager.
A licensed adjuster and an eleven-year veteran of the maritime world, native Houstonian Courtney Nolan recently joined the Port Medical Management team with a background in Jones Act cases.
Prior to joining PMM, Dave completed undergraduate and post graduate degrees at the University of Texas at Austin, enjoyed three extended stints with leading shipping agencies and transportation companies, and learned the ropes of maritime operations and logistics.
Among Port Medical Management’s most impressive operational strengths are its efficient accounting and reporting systems, and these processes rely heavily on the experience and expertise of Connie Meves.
Calling on her twenty-plus years as a Medical Auditing Specialist in the maritime industry and her work in both receivables and payables, Ms. Johnson’s responsibilitie include tracking, invoicing, extensive negotiations with medical providers, researching, and other essential reporting elements.
The personal and professional backgrounds of the Port Medical Management team reflect a wide variety of skills, training, and geography and the life and career of Meena Outlaw is no exception.