Amilee “Ami” Luke is the Chief Operations Officer at Bluewater Crew Training USA in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ami’s leadership oversees all day to day operations at the training center. Among many achievements, she is directly responsible for creating one of the Superyacht industries leading MCA Master, Chief Mate and OOW Oral Prep Programs. In 2017 Ami orchestrated and directed the implementation of BCT USA’s Lloyd’s ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Her maritime background stems many years and along with her husband Brian, which included owning a charter yacht company and several yachts up to 27 meters. Together they have shared their love and knowledge of the maritime industry with each other over the last two decades.
ilee has operated at the executive level for over twenty years and has an extensive business background in operations and HR. She inherently understands that employees are the most valuable asset within an organization and she is equally driven by the unrelenting pursuit of customer satisfaction and quality control. Through her extensive knowledge of the MCA’s licensing and certification structure, Ami has personally assisted hundreds of crewmembers worldwide with career advancement and guidance.
When not in the office, Amilee enjoys the occasional golf game, fitness and planning new travel adventures with her husband, kids (although they are grown) and 3 dogs!