The perfect team —
Thomas Dempsey, Founder
Tom Dempsey is an experienced marine technician, specializing in electronics and electrical work. A lifelong boater, he has spent over ten years in the industry. In addition to a Systems and Electrical Certification from ABYC, Tom also holds an advanced NMEA certification, as well as a degree in Business from Dean College and a certification in Marine Systems from the Landing School.
With extensive sea time and offshore experience, Tom brings practical boating knowledge as well as technical expertise to his work. He resides with his wife Maia and their two sons in East Harwich.
Don Chapin, Lead Technician
Don grew up on the water and working in boat yards. He studied Aeronautical Engineering at Purdue University and Business Management at Syracuse University. After college he worked in an electrical engineering department of a large company drawing schematics for roof top HVAC equipment using early CAD software. Over the next ten years Don held a number of positions in technical sales and construction management before joining the Air Force at age 30. His military career was extremely varied and included Security Forces, Public Affairs, Personnel Management, Counter Drug work, Detainee Movement Operations, and finally work as a Combat Advisor in Afghanistan. Don retired from the military in 2013.
Don has designed and built several boats including an electric powered 26 foot Launch with an AC propulsion unit of his own design. His specialties include systems integration, fiberglass and metal fabrication, and all aspects of design.
Maia Dempsey, Business Manager
Maia Dempsey is the Business Manager at Dempsey Marine Electronics. Her responsibilities encompass many aspects of the business, including billing, sales, and customer service.
Maia holds a degree in Biology from Tufts University. Being raised on and around the water is what led Maia to Cape Cod and the marine industry, where she lives with Tom and their two sons in East Harwich.