John C. Wobensmith has served as Genco's President since December 19, 2014, and prior to such time had served as its Chief Financial Officer since April 4, 2005. From 2010-2015, Mr. Wobensmith served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Baltic Trading, a subsidiary of Genco. Mr. Wobensmith has over 20 years of experience in the shipping industry, with a concentration in shipping finance. Before joining Genco, Mr. Wobensmith served as a Senior Vice President with American Marine Advisors, Inc., an investment bank focused on the shipping industry.
While at American Marine Advisors, Inc., Mr. Wobensmith was involved in mergers and acquisitions, equity fund management, debt placement and equity placement in the shipping industry. From 1993 through 2000, he worked in the international maritime lending group of The First National Bank of Maryland, serving as a Vice President from 1998. He also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary's College of Maryland. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from St. Mary's College of Maryland and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.