Barney Evans Opens Public Relations Firm
Barney Evans, widely known as a PR specialist in the maritime field, recently took early retirement from Crowley Maritime Corporation and has opened his own public relations consulting firm at 215 Market Street, Suite 530, San Francisco, Calif. 94105.
He served with the Crowley organization, San Francisco-based operator of the world's largest fleet of tugs, barges and specialized marine equipment, for 27 years, the last 15 of them as corporate public relations director.
He has also acted for 15 years as the executive secretary-treasurer of Western Shipbuilding Association, representing shipyards and allied industries — both management and labor — on the West Coast of the United States.
While continuing in the capacity of special consultant to Crowley Maritime Corporation and in his position with the Western Shipbuilding Association, Mr. Evans plans to expand and diversify the scope of his involvement in the PR and employee relations fields.
Mr. Evans has been active in maritime and civic affairs for many years, presently serving as a member of the board of governors, The Propeller Club of the United States. He is also a member of the Navy League of the United States, National Defense Transportation Association, Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco Traffic Club, Save San Francisco Bay Association, Maritime Writers Association, Apostleship of the Sea, Binnacle Club, and others.