Marcia Blount has been President/CFO of Blount Boats located in Warren, RI since 2007. Blount Boats, Inc. is a full-service shipyard specializing in the design, construction and repair of steel and aluminum vessels up to 200 feet. Founded as Blount Marine Corporation in 1949 by Luther H. Blount (1916-2006), a leading innovator in the shipbuilding industry, the company is privately held and managed by the Blount family. Marcia has negotiated contracts for over 53 vessels built at the Blount yard. Recent deliveries include a passenger/vehicle ferry for South Ferry Company, an ice breaking tug for the New York Power Authority, and a crew transfer vessel, the “Atlantic Endeavor” designed by Chartwell Marine and built for Atlantic Wind Transfers. Blount is currently building an icebreaker/buoy tender for the state of Maryland. In October 2021 Blount signed contracts to build four crew transfer vessels of the NOS G-Class design for American Offshore Services, Inc. to be delivered in 2023 and 2024.