Andy is a summer camp director in Southeastern Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in botany and has spent most of his post college years working and playing in the outdoors. Andy’s interest in medicine began in a combat life savor course while serving in the United States Marine Corps. He has been a Marine since 2001 spending time both on active duty and in the reserves. Andy enjoys hiking, fishing, exploring remote places and competing in half Ironman triathlons.
Andy has been involved with outdoor adventure for the past fifteen years. As a guide and facilitator, has has worked in a variety of wilderness settings though he remains partial to the Boundary Waters of northern Minnesota. He has a M.S. in Educational Leadership and is a certified EMT. Andy divides his time between working as an on-call EMT, teaching courses for WMA, and raising two kids with his wife.
Andy works year round managing outdoor programs at the Chewonki Foundation in Wiscasset Maine. Before making the move to the east coast Andy guided, and eventually managed, 7-week therapeutic wilderness trips in South East Alaska and British Columbia. During this time in Alaska he also volunteered as a member of the local fire department and ambulance service. Andy is a registered Maine guide and has a master’s degree in experiential education from Minnesota state university at Mankato. Andy’s interests include backcountry snowboarding, paddling and fishing. When not in the office or in the field, Andy can often be found spending time with his wife and son on their family farm in mid-coast Maine.
Amy is an WEMT and works part-time for Pridecare EMS as an NREMT-B in Southwest Michigan. She holds a masters degree in Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience. She is a Ski Patroller and teaches snowboarding and toboggan skills. When it's not snowing, Amy is the lead Advanced Freefall Program (AFP) Instructor at Skydive Chicago helping many new students learn to skydive, build skills, and earn licenses. She holds a USPA (United States Parachute Association) D license, PRO rating, Coach, AFF, and Tandem Ratings, She is an International Bodyflight Association (IBA) tunnel coach and has competed in USPA nationals for many years in formation skydiving. In her free time she goes to mountain biking, rock climbing, and plays outside.