Home > Staff > Carl Spraberry
Carl Spraberry
Carl Spraberry
Interim President / Treasurer

Carl was born and raised in Houston Texas. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1975 where he worked as a Nuclear Welder and Nuclear Planner until his commissioning through the Limited Duty Officer program in 1986.

He served in various positions as a Maintenance Office, Planning Officer, and Damage Control/Engineering Officer in several ships and shore commands. He retired as a Lieutenant in 1994 and joined a local ship repair/government contracting company, QED Systems where spent 12 years. He was promoted to Director of Technical Services within the company.

Recruited by a local shipyard he started a small ship repair company Ocean Tech Services where he served as the President beginning in July 2006 and left to start his own company in August of 2009. Since its inception his company Advanced Integrated Technologies and the staffing business he started in 2012 Surge Force has over 175 employees working throughout Hampton Roads supporting the local shipyards and various government agencies in ship repair, modernization and new technologies insertion.  

Carl is a member of many trade organizations including the Virginia Ship Repair Association, American Society of Naval Engineers, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Port Authority, Virginia Maritime Association, National ship Repair Council, Service Disabled Veterans Owned Small Business Council (charter Member) and co- founded the American Maritime Modernization Association. His chartable affiliations include President of the Southside Boys and Girls Club, Treasurer of Cerebral Palsy of Virginia, Treasurer of Hunt’s Pointe on the Elizabeth Homeowners Association, leadership council of the Hampton Roads United Way campaign, and founder of the Virginia Microboard Association.