Izzy Lutz

Izzy grew up in New York City where beautiful beaches were hard to come by, so every summer became her chance to be back in the ocean. She started scuba…

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Kaitlin Alzapiedi

Kaitlin learned to swim before she could walk, which opened her eyes to the world underwater. She swam competitively her whole childhood and was the captain of Ohio University’s water…

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Craig Rumpf

Craig was born and raised near Lake Michigan. From a young age he could always be found outside — attending nature camps or in the woods exploring and turning over…

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Austin Wise

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Austin was born and raised in the city of the blues, Memphis, TN. At a young age, his love for animals became apparent, as 90% of his toy collection consisted…

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Annie Clinton

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Annie hails from Orlando where she was never too far from a source of water whether it be a lake or ocean. She grew up snorkeling and fishing; finding creatures…

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Cody Weber

As a native Floridian, Cody has always had a deep passion for the wildlife around him. His urge to help wildlife and misunderstood species led him to dedicate much of…

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Shannon Rivard

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Shannon grew up moving from place to place every two or three years – the one thing that remained constant was the deep connection she felt to the ocean, and…

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Isabella McDonnell

Originally from Illinois, Isabella McDonnell has transformed her childhood love of the ocean and marine animals into a career of conservation. She received her B.A. in marine biology and environmental…

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Jack Brzoza

Jack grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania, and attended the University of Pittsburgh. After graduating with a B.S. in Biological Science,  he traveled south to pursue interests in the field of…

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Audrey Albrecht

Audrey is originally from coastal Connecticut. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in wildlife conservation biology and management in 2006. For several years she worked…

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