2019 Environmental Business Leadership Conference

The Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
September 01, 2019
Registration Open

Joe Greco, Vice President of Containers, Ports America Chesapeake

Joe Greco, Vice President of Containers, Ports America Chesapeake

Joe Greco is the Vice President of Containers for Ports America. Joe has a diverse maritime background with a career that extends twenty-three years and covers leadership roles in operations, sales and marketing, labor management, intermodal and supply chain, and beneficial cargo owner’s relationships.

He is a graduate of the University of Scranton and started his career with Columbia Coastal Transport, a container barge logistics provider. From there, his career includes time with the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore, The Maryland Port Administration, and Tradepoint Atlantic before joining the Ports America team.

Joe’s current role with Ports America includes responsibilities for managing the commercial objectives for the organization across the East and West Coasts as well as the Gulf of Mexico. Focuses include engagement with global ocean carriers, beneficial cargo owners, and Class 1 railroads. He and his team are also deeply involved with technology projects that increase the value proposition Ports America can bring to the market. Joe is based in Baltimore and as part of his role supports Ports America Chesapeake and their operations at Seagirt Marine Terminal.

Before becoming VP of Containers, Joe’s former role was Director of Planning and Business Development for Ports America Chesapeake. This role included responsibilities for planning various expansion initiatives associated with the growth of Seagirt Marine Terminal.

He has served on several boards including the Baltimore Port Alliance Executive Steering Committee, Co-Chair of the MPA’s container quality program and Co-Chair of planning efforts around port growth with the Baltimore Regional Council.

He is a father of three and lives in Jarrettsville, MD with his wife Sarah. He enjoys spending time outdoors, coaching rec sports with his children and is involved in various activities with his family at St Mary’s church of Pylesville.