• United States Coast Guard Veteran
  • Member National of the Explorer's Club '17
  • Fellow at the Royal Geographical Society '18
  • All 50 United States
  • All 13 Canadian Provinces and Territories
  • 4 out of 5 oceans
  • 6 out of 7 continents 
  • Geographic North Pole
  • 30+ countries 

Education and Training

Monterey Peninsula College                                      October-December 2018
     STARC Tech watchstander, WHOI Science Support, MATE Internship Program
          Chukchi and Beaufort Seas

Bremen Core Repository and MARUM                       March 2017
     Coring watchstander, ECORD Training program
          Bremen, Germany

Universidade of São Paulo                                        November- December 2016
     Mapping watchstander, hGISs Seafloor Exploration program
          Baía de Todos os Santos

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research     March - April 2016
     Mapping watchstander, Explorer-in-Training program
          Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (Kwajalein, RMI to Guam)

SEA Semester                                                            September - December 2014
     Deck and Science watchstander, Global Oceans program
          New Zealand

University of Texas at Austin                                     December '12- January '13
     [Remote] Polar Geologic Field Research Training
          Antarctica and the Scotia Arc (Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula)

Professional Experience

S&S Subsea Marine Services Group, Inc.                    May 2018- present
     MV Ultimate Getaway
          Relief Captain
          Fort Myers, FL- Gulf of Mexico
     MV Great Lakes Explorer
          Washburn, WI- Great Lakes

South Coast Yacht Management                                 November 2017- present
     Charter and Delivery Captain, Technical Director- Corinthian Offshore Sailing Team
          Mattapoisett, MA- North Atlantic

One Ocean Expeditions                                              August - December 2019
     Adventure Scientist, Science Support, Zodiac Captain 
          Northwest Passage and Baffin Bay

Direction La Mer- Canal Évasion                                June 2017
    la mise en scène supplémentaire- Block Island (Season 2, Episode 2)
         Block Island, RI

Expedition Unknown                                                  October 2016
     Production Assistant- Captain Kidd's Treasure (Season 4, Episode 13)
          Block Island, RI

Poseidon Expeditions                                                 July 2016
     Expedition Staff Geologist, Zodiac Captain 
          Geographic North Pole, Franz Josef Land

United States Coast Guard                                         September 2006 - September 2010
     Petty Officer 3rd Class, FS3, E-4
          Stationed: USCGC Hickory- Homer, AK-Bering Sea; TRACEN Petaluma, CA; Station Rockland, ME
          TAD: USCGC Thunder Bay- Rockland, ME; Station Burlington, VT; USCGC Eagle- New London, CT


eXXpedition Round the World                                    October 2019 
     Ocean Educator, Scientist, Guest Crew
          Plymouth, UK to San Miguel, Azores (Leg 1)
Multiyear sailing voyage and research mission collecting microplastic and ocean toxins data, contributing to cutting edge scientific research and solutions- based thinking.  www.exxpedition.com

Sedna Epic Expedition                                                 August 2018
     Marine Educator, Scientist, Scuba Instructor 
          Northwest Passage and Baffin Bay
Bringing the ocean to eye level via the mobile aquariums & ROV workshops, to local Inuit in the Arctic, creating a knowledge exchange while preparing for a historic snorkel relay of the Northwest Passage. www.sednaepic.com

Surf for the Cause                   
                                   June 2011
     Educator, Laborer 
          Sutiava, Nicaragua
University of Rhode Island Surf Club, joined forces with Surf for the Cause and Flying Kites on a humanitarian aid trip to Nicaragua, where we delivered sports equipment donations, aided in building a community center, soccer and baseball fields.  

Yacht Racing

SV Fearless, Baltic 55'
     Newport Bermuda 2018- 3rd in class finish
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning
     Marblehead Halifax Ocean Race 2019- 5th in class finish
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning
     Mattapoisett Round the Bay- 5th place finish
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning

SV Fir Na Tine, Lafitte 44'
     Downeast Challenge 2020- withdrew (lack of wind/ time restraints)
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning

Conference Presentations

OSS Self-eSTEAM Conference- November 2019
     Creating your Own Opportunities: Oceantrepreneur 
MME Boston Harbor Educators Conference- October 2019
     Inspiring Conservation through Sports and Recreational Activities
MME Life in the Extreme Conference- May 2019
     Bringing the Ocean to Eye-level

Keynote/ Panel Speaker

New England Explorers Club- March 2020
North Shore Frogmen Club- February 2020
NU Science Cafe- Weather and Climate- May 2019
Environmental Tech Late Night- Rutgers University- May 2019
High Tea at Kings Point- April 2019
West Point Military Academy Earth Day- May 2018