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Our Legacy

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(Lt.) Captain Ward Hornblower Proescher – Co-Founder

Susan Dittmar Proescher – Co-Founder

Captain Morgan Proescher – President


Susan Dittmar Proescher:

Susan is the Co-Founder of Commodore Cruises & Events. She graduated from Miami University of Ohio with degrees in French & Education. Following graduation she went on to fly with Pan American World Airways as a flight attendant/purser before becoming co-founder of Hornblower Yachts in 1973. A few years after selling that company with her husband, Ward, Susan co-founded Commodore Cruises & Events in 1986.

Captain Morgan Proescher:

Morgan is a U.S. Merchant Mariner and President of Commodore Cruises & Events. He is a graduate of the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.  For over fifteen years, Morgan has had the responsibility of maintaining Commodore’s pristine fleet of 6 luxury yachts as well as running the company. He is married and keeps busy with his family of three daughters and a son.  For relaxation he enjoys bass fishing throughout Northern California. 


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Captain Morgan Proescher



Commodore Executive Team

Brenda Wong

Sales Event Manager

Came Aboard 2017

Jewell Chung

Senior Sales Event Manager

Came Aboard 2013

Victoria Sablan

Sales Event Manager

Came Aboard 2016


Toby Proescher

Outside Events Sales




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