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Meet Our Team

 

Executive Leadership Team

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Ross Turner

 CEO and Co-Founder of Guided Discoveries

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Kristi Turner

 Co-Founder of Guided Discoveries

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Craig-Turner

Craig Dietz Turner

President of Guided Discoveries

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Glenn-Robison

Glenn Robison

Director of Human Resources and Compliance

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Matt Mishalow

Director of Finance

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Andy Balendy

Andy Balendy

AstroCamp Director

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Dave-Work

Dave Work

Catalina Island Marine Institute Director

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Campus Leadership Team - Toyon Bay

 Each Guided Discoveries Campus relies on quality staff to provide the programs and services to keep the program operating smoothly. All of our program directors started as instructors and have advanced through the ranks. Our Food Service Directors all started as cooks before taking over the Director's responsibility.

Dave-Work

Dave Work

Catalina Island Marine Institute Director

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Jeff-Chace

Jeff Chace

Program Director, Toyon Bay

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Paul Kupferman

Paul "ButterKup" Kupferman

Summer Operations Director,  Catalina Sea Camp

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Campus Leadership Team - Fox Landing

 Heather Peterson

Heather Peterson

Program Director, Fox Landing

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Michael Highfield

Michael Highfield

Maintenance Director, Fox Landing

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Jacqui Howe

Summer Camp Director, Fox Landing

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Campus Leadership Team - Cherry Cove

 Britt Swanwick

Britt Swanwick

Program Director, Cherry Cove

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Campus Leadership Team - AstroCamp

Andy Balendy

Andy Balendy

AstroCamp  Director

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Michelle-Ferrara-Peterson

Michelle Ferrara Peterson

School Year Program Director

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Diana Huff

Summer Camp Director

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Doug Jann

Food Services Director

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Business Office Staff

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Mary Espinosa

Accounting Manager

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Susan Haddock

Executive Secretary 

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George Grijalva

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Heather Kupferman

School Services Director

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Marianne Prada

School Reservations Coordinator

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Rebecca Parrott

Human Resources Manager of Recruiting and Safety

Board of Directors

The Guided Discoveries Board of Directors provides strong leadership and governance. The long serving board members take their responsibility seriously and have helped guide the organization to its current level of success.
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Gerald C. Tambe

Chairman of the Board
LPL Financial

Steve Garrett

Steve Garrett

Registered Representative

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Kristi Turner

Co-Founder
Guided Discoveries

Nicole Caldera

Nicole B. Caldera, Esq.

Attorney at Law

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Jeremy Beck

Mortgage Planner
The GreenHouse Group

Chuck Jones

Charles "Chuck" Jones

Small Businessman

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Brian Garrett

Registered Representative

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Stephanie Vetterli

Physician Assistant

Ross Turner

Ross Turner

Co-Founder and CEO
Guided Discoveries