Sean Mahoney has been the Executive Director of zero8hundred since September 2014. A native of Fishkill, New York, Sean served 27 years in the United States Coast Guard, retiring as a Captain. He is a graduate of the US Coast Guard Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Government. He served aboard a Coast Guard Cutter before attending US Navy Flight School and piloting helicopters in Massachusetts, Oregon, California and as an Exchange Officer to the Canadian Forces in British Columbia. Sean completed the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College Distance Education Program in 2007 and was assigned as the Commanding Officer of Air Station Houston, Texas, where he directed aviation responses to multiple hurricanes. He served as the Director of Governmental and Public Relations for the Coast Guard’s 40-state Atlantic Area, and was then assigned to the service’s Mid-Atlantic region, where he oversaw crisis management across 6 states and the western Atlantic. Sean Mahoney served most recently as Captain of the Port of San Diego, and Commander of Coast Guard Sector San Diego. Sean is enthusiastic about zero8hundred's mission to set transitioning members and their families up for success.