Meet The Fisheries Exchange

Neal Workman – Founder & CEO

Neal Workman is a 25-year veteran in the credit and information business for the seafood industry. Neal is experienced in leveraging information and technology to build unique business models that provide value to seafood operators. Neal was the founder and CEO of Seafax which grew to become the leading provider of business information for the seafood industry in North America.

In 2006 Neal founded The Fisheries Exchange, a credit advisory service for lobster suppliers in New England and Atlantic Canada. In 2008 Neal launched a unique online collection service model for the seafood industry. Recently, Neal has introduced an online directory featuring contact information on the world’s leading suppliers of live and frozen lobster products. Today the company operates four other species specific online directories including,, and in addition to

Sean P. Bergen – VP Sales & Business Development

Sean Bergen is VP of Sales and Business Development at The Fisheries Exchange.Sean started very early in the seafood industry, owning his own lobster-fishing business at the age of fourteen. After college he captained several commercial and charter fishing boats in Maine and Florida.

Sean has spent the past 25+ years in sales and as a buyer for Globe Fish and Stavis Seafoods in Boston. Most recently, he developed private label seafood programs for several large retail chains. Sean brings a depth of industry knowledge from both the buyer and supplier sides in promoting the new directories.


Whitney Workman – Content Administrator, Customer Service

Whitney Workman has been involved with The Fisheries Exchange since 2007, beginning with an internship while attending Northeastern University. Since working with The Fisheries Exchange, Whitney has developed a strong knowledge of the seafood industry with a specific focus on the lobster sector. With a BA in Communications, Whitney is responsible for all of The Fisheries Exchange original content and leads the customer service team for the directories.