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Alex Lichtblau

PADI OWSI #354731

US/Whatsapp # +(1)480-220-9697

alex@insideunder.com

insideunder.com

Certifications /Skills / Other

  • Spanish fluency

  • PADI OW/AOW/Rescue certifications & 70+ dives - Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, 2011-2013

  • PADI Divemaster certification & 40+ dives - Las Vegas, NV / Channel Islands, CA, United States, 2014

  • PADI OWSI certification & 750+ dives - Roatan, Honduras, 2015-2016

  • PADI Night / Deep / Underwater Navigation / Digital Underwater Imaging / Enriched Air Nitrox 40% / Emergency Oxygen Provider / Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Instructor certifications - Roatan, Honduras, 2016

  • PADI Kelp Diver Specialty Instructor certification - Catalina Island, CA, United States, 2018

  • Fill Station Operator Certified, 2018

  • 1500+ dives total

  • 200+ certifications

  • Full set of personal equipment

  • Underwater photographer with personal equipment

  • Brand Ambassador for Prawno Apparel

  • Basic BCD, regulator and tank maintenance / boat handling

  • Non-smoker

Professional Experience

Inside Under Dive & Travel - Scottsdale, az, U.s. (2015-present) - Owner/Operator

  • Sell and teach PADI courses

  • Promote, sell and lead dive travel excursions

  • Photograph underwater experiences and sell high-quality prints

  • Build, create content for and manage website, blog, photo essay and social media outlets

Malibu Divers - Camp Emerald bay, Catalina, CA, U.s. (summer 2018) - Lead instructor

  • Sell and teach PADI courses

  • Merchandise sales

  • 150+ certifications (DSD, OW, AOW, Rescue, DM, various Specialties, EFR)

bira dive camp - bira, Indonesia (2017) - Lead Instructor / Dive Center 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 - Scottsdale, Arizona, U.s. (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) - Volunteer

  • Volunteered assisting with educational programs

  • Installed and maintained dive boat moorings around the Roatan Marine Park

Moveline - Las vegas, Nevada, U.s. (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 - Santa cruz, 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 - santa cruz, Galapagos, Ecuador (2012) - Volunteer Field assistant

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

Centro de educación Continua - Escuela Politecnica Nacional, quito, ecuador (2011) - English instructor

  • Taught beginner through intermediate level English courses to highschool and university students as well as professionals

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