Member of the Month - September 2018
Meet September's ASNE Member of the Month - FMMS 2018 Technical Papers Chair Guy Zanti! Read on to learn a bit more about Guy in his interview with Membership Manager Michelle.
Michelle: What got you into Naval Engineering? (What specific event or moment).
Guy: I first met members of ASNE when my wife Commander Kathleen Murray got involved as section secretary, vice chair and eventually chairmen. During those years I met many members and was very impressed with the members and their dedication in support of naval engineering.
Michelle: What is a fun fact most people don't know about you?
Guy: I worked in Baghdad, Iraq for five years as a security contractor. I competed in three 70.3 half ironman triathlon races
Michelle: What is one engineer/scientist/ or mathematician dead or alive would you like to meet?
Guy: Albert Michelson. As a midshipmen I studied a lot of engineering and one of the academic buildings at USNA was named in honor of Albert Michelson, who is known for his work in measuring the speed of light. That fact always fascinated me.
Michelle: If you could engineer your perfect concession stand/food truck, what would it be?
Guy: My favorite concession stand would serve pizza flavored ice cream.
Michelle: Why are you a member of ASNE?
Guy: I am a member of ASNE because of the people: Kathleen Murray, Charlie Pfeifer, Mike D'Amato, Andy Vasquez, Leigh McCue, Brooke Dornan, Kathleen Hinton, Erica Smedley Cox, Michelle Redmon, Joe Yurso, Ray Weber and many, many other. These are dedicated professionals who are a joy to work with.
Michelle: What does "Naval Engineering" mean to you?
Guy: Naval engineering to me means perfection in performance of delivering the finest air, surface and subsurface platforms in support of the American tax payer and US national security.