Our Leadership

Clayton R. Jones III 1

Mr. Clayton R. Jones III – Chairman

Mr. Clayton R. Jones III joined Jones Washington Stevedoring Company in 1972 after graduating from Central Washington University. Two years later, Mr. Jones relocated to Portland, Oregon where he remained for 14 years. In 1986, Mr. Jones became the President of Jones Oregon Stevedoring Company. In 1988, he returned to Seattle to be President of Jones Washington Stevedoring Company.
Mr. Jones is a fifth generation owner and operator of Jones Stevedoring Company and presently chairs the Board of Directors from the corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

Mr. Keith Flagg – President

Keith was born and raised in Eastport, Maine and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the University of Maine in 1993.  Upon graduation, he joined Portland Steamship Agency in Portland, Maine providing Steamship Agency services in various New England Ports, primarily to the oil tanker segment of the industry.  He joined Federal Marine Terminals, Inc. (a Division of Fednav Ltd.) in Chicago, IL in 1995.  He held a number of roles at various locations for FMT in the Great lakes, East Coast and Montreal Head Office, including Vessel Agent, Terminal and Vessel Superintendent, Corporate Operations Manager, and Vice-President, Operations.  Keith joined Jones Stevedoring in 2018 with the title of Vice President of Sales.  Keith also holds an MBA, with a Professional Specialization in Supply Chain Management, from Northeastern University.

Rob Bohlman

Captain Rob Bohlman – Senior Vice President

Captain Bohlman graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He began his career with Jones Stevedoring Company in 1996 after working aboard various deep sea vessels and rising in the ranks from Third Mate to Captain with unlimited tonnage. Since joining the company, Mr. Bohlman has held the titles of Operations Superintendent, Safety Superintendent, and Vice President of Sales and Administration.

Hailing from Jones Stevedoring Company’s Tacoma office, Mr. Bohlman presently holds the title of Senior Vice President.

Mr. Nino Benedetti – Vice President of Operations

 Nino Benedetti was born and raised in Portland, Oregon.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Willamette University.  After graduation, he worked as a vessel agent for a steamship agency that serviced Oregon and Washington ports.  Nino joined Jones Stevedoring in 2006 as a vessel superintendent.  Since joining, Nino has held titles of Operation Superintendent, Operations Manager and Corporate Operations Manager.

Len FaucherMr. Len Faucher – Sales

Len was born and raised in New England before graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1999 with a BS in Marine Transportation and a commission in the Naval Reserves. While sailing as a third mate on various cargo ships, Len earned his MBA from the University of New Hampshire in 2004 with a specialization in finance. Len came ashore working for Hess Corporation in New York from 2004-2007 and for the ship brokerage firm Charles R. Weber Company in Greenwich, Connecticut from 2007-2014 before taking on the role as Marine Terminal Director for the Port of Olympia from 2015-2021. Len joined Jones Stevedoring January 2022 in a sales position.