was hired as Diving Superintendent in June 2019 to lead the establishment of RUSH Marine’s Commercial Diving Division. A highly skilled and experienced diver, Lombard is responsible for all aspects of the diving program. After establishing all of RUSH’s diving protocols and putting them into effect, it is his responsibility to ensure that all RUSH Marine diving operations are conducted to the standards established and to maintain equipment and personnel compliance.
Born in California, John grew up as a military dependent traveling around the US, Europe, and the Middle East. He attended college at Texas A&M at Galveston, studying marine biology. Upon completion of dive school in Houston, Lombard and his wife moved to Tampa, Florida, where John began working as a diver. After decades he had hit the skill ceiling as a diver and welcomed the opportunity to have a chance to build something entirely new with RUSH Marine.