Marshall P. Cloyd
The Admiral of the Navy George Dewey Award honors a US citizen eligible for regular membership in the Naval Order who has established a record of exemplary service as a senior civilian that sets that individual apart from his or her peers. The 2018 recipient is Mr. Marshall P. Cloyd.
The award was formally presented during our annual Congress in San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. Cloyd, a native Texan, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Southern Methodist University, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Stanford University and post graduate studies at Harvard Business School MBA program.
He founded InterMarine, Incoporated, which is an oil service company operating in the marine sector with activity in 40 countries over the last 35 years. Prior to InterMarine, he was a Senior Vice President of Brown & Root, Inc. in Houston, Texas, responsible for strategic planning and new market development for this large, diversified engineering and construction company. His prior employment with Brown & Root covered 20 years of line operating positions prior to the two-year strategic planning assignment, including resident foreign experience, covering a decade in both London and Singapore.
Mr. Cloyd was the President of the Greater Houston Council of the Navy League of the United States. He is the chairman of Lone Star Flight Museum Board of Directors. He was the Chairman of the Commissioning Committee of the USS Texas. He serves on the Executive Board of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He is also involved with the American Air Museum in Great Britain, and is a Trustee of the American Iranian Council and Member of numerous professional, civic and military organizations. including American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Mining, American Petroleum Institute, Newcomen Society of North America, Metropolitan Club of New York, Houston Racquet Club, River Oaks Country Club, Brook Hollow Club, and the Dallas Country Club.
He is a member of the Naval Order of the United States and has been a generous contributor to the Order's various historical monument projects including the Naval Monument at Normandy, France, and the Admiral Nimitz statue on Ford Island in Hawaii.
He is married to Robin S. Cloyd, has four children, and lives in Houston Texas.