Lucas Panebianco

Lucas recently joined Gibbs & Cox as a Structural Engineer in the Survivability Department. He brings valuable experience as a Systems Engineer with a focus on radar systems and is well-versed in the maritime industry. Earning his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, and Masters in Transport Phenomena from Binghamton University, he has been an amazing addition to our team. Outside of work, he enjoys both playing a watching soccer, reading, and spending time with friends.

Andrea White

Andrea joined Gibbs & Cox in 2014 to assist with the leadership of the Business Operations Management area of the company. She brings over 28 years of experience providing leadership, management, and performance of all types of business support services to include contract and subcontract administration; proposal and pricing activities; financial planning, indirect rate structuring, and budget development; intellectual property protection, legal coordination, and regulatory/ethics compliance programs. Having previously worked for a number of companies that supported both commercial and federal government professional services, she not only participated as a member of executive management teams in strategic planning and process improvement initiatives; successfully implementing several process improvements into the business support areas she has lead – but also as a front line consultant delivering services and products to the clients she supported. Notably, she started her career as an Analyst on the Mk19 Mod3 40mm Grenade launching machine gun and at one time assisted the Federal Aviation Administration with their largest single public-private competition for commercial aviation flight services. Andrea has a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Mary Washington and is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM).


Beau James

Beau joined Gibbs & Cox in the fall of 2019 as a multi-disciplined AutoCAD Designer with over 20 years of experience in the engineering, design, and construction industry. His experience as an on-site Facilities CAD Designer working on the Columbia Class Submarine with NAVSEA has been a valuable addition to the G&C team. Along with over two decades of experience, Beau brings a wealth of knowledge in several engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, structural, architectural, civil, piping, comms, and survey. We are glad to have him along our side to take on the newest and toughest challenges in the maritime industry.

Kelsey Rogers

Kelsey joined our Survivability team earlier this year, bringing specializations in Damage Control, Recoverability, and Test and Evaluation. After graduating from the University of New Orleans, she spent several years performing stability analysis, structural design, and project management tasks on offshore commercial vessels on the Gulf Coast as well as supporting the LCS Live Fire Test and Evaluation, and the Waterways Commerce Cutter (WCC) Program Office. In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys traveling, camping, and hiking with her husband, Chase.


Josh Ware

Josh joined Gibbs & Cox in 2004 as an engineer in the Machinery Department and is now the Assistant Manager in our Arlington office. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and his Master’s Degree in Reliability Engineering from the University of Maryland. Outside of work, Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and three children as well as coaching youth sports, home-brewing beer, and playing golf (when he can find time).

Maggie Nate

Maggie Nate joined the Gibbs and Cox team in April 2017 as a Survivability Engineer with over 5 years of experience and recently made the long trek up North to Halifax, Nova Scotia with her significant other, dog, and cat in tow. Prior to joining the Gibbs team, Maggie had a variety of platform assignments in the areas of Survivability and Test and Evaluation including most recently serving as a Senior Test Engineer providing contractor support to PMS377, the amphibious warfare program office. She has also previously worked at NASA Langley supporting Human Factors Integration and at AAI Corporation (a unit of Textron Systems) on the Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle program.