Mr. Bremer originally joined IRI in May 2013 where he was engaged in ship inspection activities out of Houston, Texas and New York, New York offices, before later moving onto marine investigations out of the Reston, Virginia office in March 2019 as a Marine Investigator. In April 2021 he was promoted to Vice President, Investigations. Mr. Bremer took a hiatus from the Administrator from late 2016 to early 2019 and served as the Corporate Compliance Officer for an international manufacturing firm, managing the Quality, Environment, Health, Safety, and Regulatory Compliance programs for sites throughout the Americas. Mr. Bremer served nearly 10 years in the USCG prior to joining IRI. During his tenure with the USCG, Mr. Bremer was stationed on the USCG Cutter RELIANCE in the Deck Department, at Activities New York in the Port State Control and Investigations Departments, and at Sector Houston-Galveston in the Inspections Department. Mr. Bremer holds a Master of Science in Environmental Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the State University of New York.