The Officers

Bright Maritime Corporation Officers is currently made up of the following:

Top Management

Captain Georgios Stefanou

Captain Georgios Stefanou

Chairman of the Board
  • License Master Mariner since 1990
  • Marine Personnel Supervisor in Universe Maritime, Greece from 1991 to 1994
  • He was able to convince principals using Romanian crew to change to an all-Filipino crew.
Captain Dimitrios Stefanou

Captain Dimitrios Stefanou

Marketing Consultant
  • Licensed Master Mariner since 1983
  • Port Captain/Crewing Manager - Ocean Bulk Maritime Ltd, Greece (1991-1994)
  • Port Captain/Crewing Manager - LKW Shipping Ltd, Greece (1983-1991)
  • His Marketing expertise contributed to the increase of the number of Principals that BMC manned
Ms. Desiree P. Sillar

Ms. Desiree P. Sillar

  • Graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications
  • An English teacher
  • Executive Secretary to a Greek Shipping Co. in Athens, thereby able to establish rapport to Greek shipowners
  • Speak Fluently in Greek
  • Attended several training for development of managerial skills such as "Managing for Results" by Guthrie Jensen
  • Successfully attended the "Pre-Departure Orientation Trainors Training" on July 30 to August 1, 2001

Ms. Natividad "Nancy" B. Ebron

Executive Vice President - Chief Finance Officer/Quality Management Rep. (QMR)
  • Graduate, Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accounting, MAGNA CUM LAUDE
  • Consistent Honor Student and Academic Scholar
  • Certified Public Account - PRC ID# 57065
  • Took up Master in Industrial Relations - UP Diliman (1 semester only)
  • Most Outstanding Boholano by Boholano Association in Metro Manila (2007)
  • Recipient of National Awards on Leadership and Outstanding Professionals by International Research and Communication Inc. and Fil-Asia Research Society (2004)
  • Executive Vice President/CFO/QMR-Quality Management Representative (2001-Present)
  • Treasurer - Multinational Phase 4 Homeowners Association (2001-2003)
  • Vice President - Chief Finance Officer - Bright Maritime Corporation (1996-2001)
  • Accounting Manager - Ocean East Agency Corporation (1988-1995)
  • Audit Manager - Sweet Lines, Inc. (1983-1988)
  • Executive Secretary - Sacred Heart Grade School Parents Council
  • Member - Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountant (PICPA)
  • Attended various CPE seminars sponsored by PICPA and other leadership seminars
  • Establish BMC's Accounting and Internal Control System
  • Consolidator for the POEA Top Performer Award
  • Key Contributor of Bright Maritime's Official Website
Webena Dabuco

Ms. Webena D. Dabuco

Operation Manager
  • Graduate, Associate in Computer Science
  • Pioneer Employee of BMC and she proved her worth as Manager by her innate self-confidence and leadership skills
  • Attended seminars sponsored by Admiral Training for maritime knowledge enhancement
  • Board of Director
Clarissa C. Mendoza

Ms. Clarissa C. Mendoza

Finance Officer
  • Pioneer Employee of BMC and one of its Incorporators
  • Graduate, Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting
  • Bookkeeper/Senior Accountant - Marsman and Company, Inc.
  • Attended various seminars that will enhance accounting and taxation skills
  • Board of Director

The Officers

Captain Dimitrios Galanos

Capt. Dimitrios Galanos

Owner's Representative / Port Captain
Operations Dept. - Bulk Division

Marie Cris S. Gapas

Marie Cris S. Gapas

Operation Manager/IQA
Operations Department - IQA Tanker Division


Rhodora S. Taboada

OIC-Legal and Claims/HR Corporate Secretary/IQA
Legal and Claims Department

Nette G. Patron

Ma. Chonita "Nette" Golong-Patron

Senior Accountant
Accounting Dept.

Elsa S. Monfero

Elsa S. Monfero

Foreign License Dept. (FLD)

Beth T. Bronsano

Elizabeth "Beth" T. Broncano

Liason Officer
Operations Dept. - Bulk Division

Rowena  Radam

Ma. Elena Dabuco

Chief Doc Officer
Operations Dept. - Bulk Division

Captain Edgar Nierras

Capt. Edgar M. Nierras

Training Director