I am the founder and Executive Director of the Tropical Adventures Foundation in Costa Rica. My previous experience includes 13 years designing and teaching courses to the US Air Force and being a subject matter expert in the area of international crisis response. Outside of my work with the government, I have also consulted privately for senior executives and board members on merger and acquisition issues for various international corporations, including Smith Barney and Time Warner. I am a US Citizen, as well as a Costa Rican citizen. I've lived in Costa Rica since 2004 and I hold a graduate degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.