THE ORCA TEAM

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Capt Tim Levensaler

President / Director of

Ship Operations

Capt. Tim holds the highest captain's rating issued and will control all shipboard operations pertaining to cruising. Visit Tim's bio tab.

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Arlet Perez

Director, Resident Services

 

Arlet has almost 20 years’ experience in residential condo and property management including administrative, concierge, maintenance, housekeeping, and security operations. 

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Michael Choiniere

Director of Marketing & Sales

 

Along with ORCA, Michael is also currently a successful luxury property agent with Berkshire Hathaway and over 15 years of experience branding and marketing diverse destination resort luxury real estate products in beautiful locations including Michigan, Montana, the Bahamas and Florida with annual sales exceeding $100 million.

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Craig Hodgkins

VP Operations

Craig is a licensed ship captain and marine engineer. 13 years worldwide oceangoing experience.

Former captain and engineer of 3 mega yachts and also former president of Sahara Casino, Las Vegas

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Doug Evans

CFO / Public Relations

 

Doug controls the company's financial operations as well as media placement, press releases, and social media monitoring.  

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Tomas Tillberg

Director, Ship Interior Design

 

Tomas Tillberg's cruise ship design influence has been reflected in the magnificent interiors of many of the major cruise lines. His expertise is in demand around the world Companies such as Crystal Cruises, Cunard, Celebrity, Azamara and Star Cruises wanted to create a product that was fresh — and they wanted Tillberg Design to help them formulate an image that would captivate and influence guests' interest.

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Mark Boyd

Project Director

Mark pioneered affordable cruise ship condos back in 2007 having taken deposits representing over $52 million, and has brought his tremendous expertise to the ORCA Caribe Explorer project.

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Mary Sepulveda

VP Vessel Research

Mary's role is probably the most important of any of us.  She sources available ships, equipment, and furnishings allowing us to turn former boutique cruise vessels into luxury mega-yachts 

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Carlos Reyes

VP Ship Interior Design

 

10 years at Royal Caribbean International as concept design development, functional analysis, budget, and material selection director, as well as coordinating ship builders for both newbuilds and refurbishments, Carlos brings to ORCA the expertise typical of Tomas Tillberg Design.