About Us

DUKE has been providing highly skilled professionals to the shipbuilding and oil & gas industries for over twenty years. As a proven government supplier for the Canadian National Shipbuilding Strategy, we have earned our reputation as a first-class recruitment firm. We are confident we can meet and exceed your expectations for your staffing needs in any industry!

Whether you are a client looking for that “superior” candidate, or a job seeker looking for your “best fit”, our team of professionals will work with you to achieve your individual needs in an efficient and timely manner.

We believe

We believe in providing transparent, honest and open staffing solutions. Our extensive database includes over 15,000 abstracts of talented, enthusiastic, professionals. When we work in partnership with our clients, it is imperative for us to delve deeper and understand their needs well in order to accelerate the talent acquisition process. 

Who we are

Duke is 100% women owned and operated. We are proud to be a Canadian owned company. 

We operate with integrity and professionalism at the highest level. We offer comprehensive full cycle recruiting services, customizable technical and professional services, as well as career transition assistance to Canadian Armed Forces Members. 

Duke is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment so our employees can perform their jobs well and reach their full potential. We encourage everyone to apply to our job postings, including members of the four designated groups. We understand that differentiated supports allow all job seekers to take full advantage of rewarding positions and are committed to fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace. 

Our Executive Team

John 'The Duke' Logue
John 'The Duke' Logue
John the ‘DUKE’ Logue founded Duke Marine in 2003. John immigrated to Canada from Australia in 1977 with his wife and five young children. DUKE and his family lived the true immigrant experience. Through it all, DUKE’s entrepreneurial spirit and family first mantra defined the business. Anyone who joins the DUKE team, either as a staff member, an industry partner, or a job seeker, knows that John’s priority of family permeates all that they do and explains the ‘people first’ approach at DUKE. In short, when you join DUKE, you are treated like family..
Sonia Logue
Sonia Logue
President & CEO
Sonia Logue continues the Family tradition, as the President of DUKE, which is 100% Canadian, female-owned and operated, and partners with major clients in Canada, the United States and around the world. Sonia brings over 20 years of experience recruiting for the specific needs of the shipbuilding, and oil & gas industries. Duke Marine was founded in 2003 by Sonia and her father “DUKE’ as an Ontario Corporation to collaborate between industry, academia, and skilled talent pools of diverse peoples, including women, Indigenous Peoples, veterans, new Canadians and others. Duke Marine supplies staffing services to such Canadian naval projects as the Canadian Surface Combatants, the Joint Support Ships, and the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships.
Sherry Colville
Sherry Colville
Senior Vice President, Operations
Sherry has over 30 years of experience in the Aerospace and Defence Industry. Her professional career includes working for some of Canada’s top tier defence companies with a leadership pedigree in customer focussed positions such as Business Unit Management, Program Management, Contract Management, Strategy and Business Development. Prior to joining Duke, Sherry was the Senior Director of the Integrated Solutions and Sustainment Portfolio at Lockheed Martin Canada where she led the successful Program Portfolio of domestic and international in-service support services and product programs. Sherry builds effective relationships with stakeholders and believes that an important ingredient of any successful business is to focus on people in an empowering and diverse culture.

Meet the DUKE team

Jane Ewing  

Perry Kirchhof

Meaghan Berdak


Lisa Hanson 

Ryan Taylor 

Kasey Beggs 

Brian Logue 

Lochlann Carroll