Bret Leach '08

Texas Gulf Coast ChapteR TRUSTEE

Bret Leach was born and raised in Castine, Maine by a family of mariners. Bret graduated  from the US Naval Academy in 2008 with a B.S. in Ocean Engineering. His first tour of duty was aboard the USS Mahan (DDG 72) as the Main Propulsion Division Officer and Strike Warfare Officer. Following his first tour, Bret served as a project manager for the Norfolk Ship Support Activity, where he led multiple destroyer and cruiser repair projects.

Upon leaving the Navy in 2013, he moved to Houston and was hired as an analyst at Vega Energy Partners, where he continues to work in business development.

He has served on the boards of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter and its Foundation since 2016, including two terms as President of the Chapter.