Alex Lichtblau

PADI OWSI #35473

US/Whatsapp # +(1)480-220-9697

alex@insideunder.com

Certifications & Skills

  • Spanish fluency
  • PADI OW/AOW/Rescue certifications & 70+ dives - Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, 2011-2013
  • PADI Divemaster certification & 40+ dives - Las Vegas, NV / Catalina Islands, CA, United States, 2014
  • PADI OWSI certification & 750+ dives - Roatan, Honduras, 2015-2016
  • Enriched Air Nitrox 40% / Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty Instructor certifications - Roatan, Honduras, 2016
  • 1500+ dives total
  • Full set of personal equipment
  • Underwater photographer with personal equipment
  • Basic BCD, regulator and tank maintenance
  • Boat handling
  • Compressor operation
  • Non-smoker

Professional Experience

Inside Under Dive & Travel (2015-present) - Owner/Operator

  • Sell and teach PADI courses
  • Promote, sell and lead dive travel excursions
  • Photograph underwater experiences and sell high-quality prints
  • Manage website, blog, photo essay and social media outlets

bira dive camp, bira, Indonesia (2017) - Lead Instructor / Dive Center Assistant Manager

  • Manage dive shop operations including dive planning, gear maintenance and logistics
  • Guide fun dives and dive expeditions
  • 10+ certifications (OW, AOW, DM)

Ultimate Dive & Travel, Arizona, United States (2016) - Instructor

  • 10+ certifications (OW, Nitrox)
  • Sold equipment, courses and travel to customers

Sun Divers Roatan, Roatan, Honduras (2015-2016) - Divemaster / Instructor

  • 90+ certifications (OW, AOW, Rescue, EFR and DM) & 40+ DSDs
  • Guided fun dives and dive expeditions
  • Sold courses, fun dives and excursions

Roatan Marine Park, Roatan, Honduras (2015-2016)

  • Volunteered assisting with educational programs
  • Installed and maintained dive boat moorings around the Roatan Marine Park

Moveline, Nevada, United States (2013-2014) - Sales Manager

  • Managed team of salespeople
  • Authored and directed company-wide customer service/sales tactics
  • Sold and coordinated cross-country moving services

ECology Project International, Galapagos, Ecuador (2013) - Field Coordinator / Instructor

  • Organized, coordinated and lead bilingual environmental education field trips for Galapagos and US high-school students

Charles Darwin Research Station, Galapagos, Ecuador (2012)

  • Provided support for various research projects, including extensive backcountry fieldwork and database management

Education

University of Arizona, United States(2005-2010)

  • BA - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Spanish
  • International study, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador 2009
References available upon request