Gary D. Loftis is a registered professional electrical engineer with more than 29 years of experience. He is a principal in Maffett Loftis Engineering. He is a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and is serving as the President of the Tennessee Chapter. He holds a certification from the American Boat & Yacht Council for Marine Electrical. He is a member of the Tennessee and Kentucky Marina Associations and has spoken numerous times at their conferences. Loftis has served as an expert witness for marinas and is foremost concerned about marina safety. He has the knowledge and experience of marina electrical systems required to ensure that electrical code requirements are effective, practical and economically feasible.