leadership team

Vortex is dedicated to improving the current level of technology used in bunkering. We are passionate about bringing an easy-to-use solution to the industry and consider your cargo officers and truck drivers among our principal clients.​​

Steve Simms


Steve Simms is a Principal of the legal firm Simms Showers LLP and past board member of IBIA.  His practice is diverse in scope with an emphasis on maritime and intermodal transportation litigation, intellectual property and computer law.  Steve joins Vortex as Legal / Technical Consultant.


Phone: 1-443-290-8704

jssimms@simmsshowers.com

Marc Gawthrop

Marc is an industry veteran who brings 30+ years of chartering, bunkering and marine fuel trading expertise to Vortex.  In 2015, Marc initiated development efforts at Arbutus Point Marine to be fully digital.


Phone: 1-604-341-8048
marc@vortexdevelopmentgroup.com

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Jeff Mildner

With 30+ years of software experience, Jeff is a technology pioneer. He's the technical force behind Vortex and is focused on bringing a paradigm shift for BDN's and related paperwork to the bunkering industry. 


Phone: 1-360-303-3503
jeff@vortexdevelopmentgroup.com

Scott Wolfe

Scott's focus is on execution and delivery. His senior-level leadership has produced successful product releases, process implementations and enterprise technology deployments at Fortune 500 and Global 2000 multinational organizations. 


Phone: 1-801-560-8110
scott@vortexdevelopmentgroup.com

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