Officers

President – Todd Cramer (tcramer@sonalysts.com)

Todd Cramer is a native of Jacksonville, FL and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 1987) with a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Computer Science.  He also holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

He started out as an enlisted man in the Submarine Force before receiving an appointment the U.S. Naval Academy.  After commissioning, he completed sea tours of duty aboard USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729 Gold), USS CHARLOTTE (SSN 766), and USS CHICAGO (SSN 721) culminating in the first operational command of USS VIRGINIA (SSN 774) where the ship received the Navy’s Meritorious Unit Commendation award for superb performance and he was a finalist for the 2007 VADM James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award for “inspirational leadership”.

Ashore, he served in staff assignments as a Joint Staff Intern, the personal staff of the Secretary of the Navy, Naval Reactors Line Locker, Joint Forces Staff College, staff of the Chief of Naval Personnel serving as the Submarine Officer Community Manager and Nuclear Officer Program Manager, Deputy Commander of Submarine Squadron FOUR, Submarine Command Course Instructor, Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Command Division Newport, and finally, as Chief of Staff to the Commander, Undersea Warfighting Development Center.

Following his thirty six years of Naval Service, Todd Cramer retired as a Captain in June 2017 and continued his association with Submarine Force as a Vice President for Sonalysts, Inc. in Waterford, CT.

Mr. Cramer currently resides with his wife, Shelley, and two sons in Gales Ferry, CT.


 

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Treasurer – Eric Jones

Eric Jones retired from the Navy as a Commander following 31 years of service. His last job was Repair Officer at the Naval Submarine Support Facility in New London, CT. He is currently working at General Dynamics – Electric Boat Corporation as a Program Supervisor in the Life Cycle Engineering Department.

Joining the Navy in 1965, he become a nuclear Machinist Mate. He was selected for Chief Petty Officer in 1974 while serving on the submarine USS Sam Rayburn. His shore duty tour at Submarine School was shortened when he was selected for Limited Duty Officer. After a four year tour in Holy Loch, Scotland repairing submarines, he returned to college and earned his Bachelor’s degree.

Following graduation, he was assigned as the SRA Superintendent in New London. From there he was accepted into the Engineering Duty Officer program, and sent back to school to get his masters degree. Following graduation from MIT in 1987, he attended the Submarine Officer’s Basic Course. After a patrol on USS Alabama he was assigned to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard where he served as a Senior Ship Superintendent, Ship’s Safety Officer, Assistant Repair Officer and Assistant Operations Officer. Following this tour, he was assigned as the Repair Officer for the Naval Submarine Support Facility.


 

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Vice President – Tom Olson

Thomas F. Olson is a native of Libertyville, Illinois, and a 1973 graduate of Bradley University in Mechanical Design. He also holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Masters in Business Administration Degree from Marymount University.

After being commissioned from the Naval Officer Candidate School in May 1974, he completed Nuclear Propulsion Training, and served onboard submarines USS W.H. Bates (SSN 680), USS R.E. Lee (SSBN 601B) and USS C. Pulaski (SSBN688G) from 1975 to 1984. Subsequently designated as an Engineering Duty Officer, he was assigned responsibilities supervising new construction submarines before retiring with the rank of Captain. In 1997 he assumed a Program Manager position with CACI, Inc., and in 2001 he returned to government service with the Navy as the civilian Ohio Replacement Project Director at the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Groton where he currently serves.

Tom Olson is married to the former Marie Goe of Stanfordville, New York. They have two grown children: Gavin and Darin, and reside in Noank, Connecticut. He serves as the Vice President of the Nautilus Chapter of the Naval Submarine League, Trustee of the L.Y. Spear Foundation and is active with the Boy Scouts of America.


 

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Secretary – Greg Mooradian (nsl.nautilus@gmail.com)

Greg Mooradian is originally from Olean, NY.  He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on a Naval ROTC scholarship, and graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer System Engineering.  Following commissioning, Greg served as a division officer onboard the USS Miami from 2004 until 2007.  In June of 2007, Greg served as Lead Officer Instructor for Advanced Officer Training for Submarine Navigation, Operations, Communications, and Dive Systems at Naval Submarine School in Submarine Base New London.  Greg served at Submarine School until separating from the Navy in September in 2009.  In October of 2009, Greg joined the Naval Submarine League and began serving as Secretary of the Nautilus Chapter.

Greg is married to his wife, Amy, and the two have one daughter born in January of 2014.  His interests include the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins, the Boston Celtics, the New England Patriots, and the New England Revolution.