Who We Are
Compass Logistics & Marine LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned logistics company based in South Florida. We specialize in customs brokerage, import/export, yacht and aviation, government and military, trucking and warehousing. With over 50 years of industry experience, a service first approach and a worldwide network, our team is ready to create custom solutions that fit your needs and exceed expectations.
Our Experienced Team
Gordon "Danny" James
Owner/Licensed Customs Broker
Danny started working in logistics in 1999 while attending the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He worked on seven different container and military ships moving cargo around the world. After the Merchant Marine Academy, Danny served his country as a United States Marine. As a Marine, Danny moved tanks, personnel and cargo to and from the battlefield. He also worked with the Department of State and US Embassies around the world. After leaving active duty military service in 2010, Danny completed his MBA and started his career as an international freight forwarder and licensed customs broker.
Michelle L. Terorotua
Director - Maritime, Aviation, & Government Affairs
Michelle leads our team with 31 years experience and 29 years in Customs Brokerage & Freight Forwarding. She is specialized but not limited to; Yachts, Aircraft and Automobiles. Michelle also has 2 years experience as a Vessel Agent and 12 years as General Manager of an International Customs Brokerage. Michelle’s client and service first approach tied with her vast experience uniquely positions her to understand all aspects of the business and her clients’ specific needs.
Bonnie served in the United States Marines Corps from 2004-2013. Shortly after leaving active duty she started working in the logistics field in both import and export operations. Bonnie has experience as a freight forwarder and entry operator with a demonstrated history of working in the logistics and the supply chain industry in which has allowed her to open many doors in this industry.
Export & Pricing Manager
As a professional in Supply Chain Management, International Forwarding and Customs Brokerage for the last 9+ years, Jennifer is a leader in revenue increasing strategies, project management, strategic planning and execution, risk assessment, and problem resolution. Known to operate with high sense of urgency and priority, she completes any mission to high standards. Her versatility in the field has allowed her assist in a broad range of the industry.
Alix is a motivated & experienced professional in the supply chain and logistics industry with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Commerce. With her professional career commencing in the automotive industry in Mexico City, followed by Freight Forwarding, Logistics, and Customs Brokerage in the US, her versatile experience is a complement to the team. Alix is always committed to providing solutions along with great customer service and had the capacity to work under pressure in an everchanging environment.
Head of Operations
Jason sailed early in his career as a member of Master, Mates, and Pilots before turning shoreside and working at Horizon Lines and eventually leading operations for Horizon Logistics. His career has taken him into both very established companies and early-stage startups. He has excelled in pivotal roles developing seamless inbound supply chains for international OEM's while also constructing final mile delivery networks to service domestic and international customers. His work at Fab.com, Square, and Drop (formerly Massdrop) was instrumental in launching products to market by ensuring supply chain efficiency and stability were best in class and sustainable. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in all facets of logistics and supply chain with a deep niche in working at startups that win.
Sales & Marketing
Justine is a University of Florida graduate, specializing in communications, advertising, marketing and business. She spent the next 17 years working in sales & marketing at WPLG Local 10, the ABC affiliate in South Florida. She brings a strong sales & marketing background to the fast paced, growing logistics industry.