Chuck Bush

Director of Engineering and Logistics
Director of Engineering and Logistics

Chuck Bush has managed a varied portfolio of BayFirst’s government contracts since 2014 and currently leads business operations for Engineering and Logistics. Before joining BayFirst, as a 34-year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, Chuck served in numerous leadership capacities with diverse operational and senior staff assignments that included: Commanding Officer of three Coast Guard Response Stations; Operations Officer for four cutters, Deck Operations Officer (1st Lieutenant), Operations Center Supervisor, Aids to Navigation Officer, and most recently as the Chief Warrant Officer Specialty Force manager at Coast Guard Headquarters.

Chuck has extensive experience in recruiting, staffing, staff development, training, team leadership, safety and operations, and project and program management. Chuck has been awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal, five Coast Guard Commendation Medals, five Coast Guard Achievement Medals, Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, and numerous campaign and unit awards.