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The Team

Cruise Terminals of America proudly serves the maritime industry with over 85 years of combined work experience. As a small start-up company in 1999, CTA managed 37 home-port ship calls in their first season. Today, Cruise Terminals of America will launch the 2015 cruise season with 192 ships calling on Seattle's waterfront.

Our success as a terminal management team stems from the value placed on hard work, perseverance and integrity.
Jean Cox
General Manager
Jean has spent the past thirty years in the maritime industry. She is experienced in all aspect of terminal management including start-up operations, equipment procurement, budgeting, scheduling, coordinating with government agencies, and security oversight. Since 2000 Jean has been General Manager for Cruise Terminals of America, leading pre-opening of Port of Seattle's Pier 66 and Pier 91 cruise facilities, and on-site operations.
Puth Eang
Security Manager / Operations Supervisor
Puth has worked in the maritime industry since 2004 and has gained valuable hands-on experience in cruise terminal operations, terminal security operations, and cruise terminal design. From October 2007, Puth worked with the Port of Seattle as a key member of their design team on the Pier 91 cruise facility project.
Mary Ann Marklein
Operations Coordinator
Mary Ann joined CTA in 2006 bringing customer service and office skills to the table. Having worked with both seaport and airport industry customers for the last twenty years, she enjoys the hands-on and varied experiences the cruise industry has to offer. Providing support to team members for the 2009 opening of the Terminal 91 cruise facility has been the highlight of this cruise career!