Production Team

Lauren Keil

Aydika James

Aydika James

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Co-Founder & Producing Partner
Unite BVI Foundation Manager
UniteBVI.com

Aydika James

Aydika James

Aydika James

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Co-Founder, Producer, Visionary Sponsor
Concept Design & Creative Director,
Producer, PR & Fundraising
Secret Samurai Productions, Owner

Mike Cline

Aydika James

Chris Juredin

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Co-Founder & Visionary Sponsor
Strategic Execution & Design Engineering
Secret Samurai Productions

Chris Juredin

Chris Juredin

Chris Juredin

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Co-Founder & Lead    Sinking Consultant
Ship Cleanup, Sinking & BVI Liaison

(This man made the             impossible possible.)
CommercialDiveBVI.com  

Owen Buggy

Chris Juredin

Owen Buggy

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Discovered the Ship in Tortola
Photographer, Marine Mechanic
Owen's Life - In A Nutshell

Art Team

Drew Shook

Joshua Wilson

Joshua Wilson

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Lead Sculptor - "Captain Shook"
Secret Samurai Productions

Joshua Wilson

Joshua Wilson

Joshua Wilson

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Design & Sculpture - "Salsa King"
Secret Samurai Productions

Cory Havens

Joshua Wilson

Rebecca Coward

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Fabrication Artist - "Big Truck"
Secret Samurai Productions

Rebecca Coward

Rebecca Coward

Rebecca Coward

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Fabrication Artist - "Sneaker Wave"
Secret Samurai Productions

Chris Plough

Rebecca Coward

Chris Plough

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Build Support Hero - "Plough Chow"
ChrisPlough.com

Cause Partners

Unite BVI

Association of Reef Keepers

Beneath the Waves

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Beneath the Waves

Association of Reef Keepers

Beneath the Waves

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Association of Reef Keepers

Association of Reef Keepers

Association of Reef Keepers

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Founding Visionary Sponsors

Sir Richard Branson

The Beyond Diet Live Smart Foundation

Sir Richard Branson

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Changing Business for Good

Richard | Virgin

Maverick1000

The Beyond Diet Live Smart Foundation

Sir Richard Branson

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Co-Create—Catalyze–Connect

Maverick1000.com

The Beyond Diet Live Smart Foundation

The Beyond Diet Live Smart Foundation

Chris Juredin & Commercial Dive Services

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Health, Happiness & Helping Others

Beyond Diet Live Smart Foundation

Chris Juredin & Commercial Dive Services

Chris Juredin & Commercial Dive Services

Chris Juredin & Commercial Dive Services

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"If it ain't hard, it ain't us."

CommercialDiveBVI.com
BVIScubaDive.com

Mike & Nayri Geary

Chris Juredin & Commercial Dive Services

Mike & Nayri Geary

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Helping People Live Healthier Lifestyles

TheNutritionWatchdog.com

Dylan Jones

Chris Juredin & Commercial Dive Services

Mike & Nayri Geary

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"Trust the universe and its crazy ideas."

ClickFunnels

Founding Family Donors

Our deepest gratitude to our family of private donors, who saw and loved what we saw possible, and helped lay the foundation for generations of divers, artists, BVI youth, marine life and scientists to come.


Yanik Silver & Sophia Umanski — Maverick1000
John Ratliff — STS Capital / TheRetreat
Ben and Matt Patton — Patton Hope Foundation
Alexander Skora — Love Crushed Velvet
John & Maria Carter — Simpler Trading
Jim Spano — Spano Partners LLC
Tom & Lin Shieh — Crimecheck
Steve Little — Zero Limits Ventures
Melinda Whitstock — Verifeed.com
Matt & Judy Curry — A Dash of Curry


Garrett Gunderson — Wealth Factory
Sasha Ablitt — Ablitt's

Site Content

Dr. Austin Gallagher

Dr. Austin Gallagher

Dr. Austin Gallagher

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Beneath The Waves
Founder, Marine Biologist & Entrepreneur
http://beneaththewaves.org
http://www.austingallagher.com

Judith Bakker, MSc

Dr. Austin Gallagher

Dr. Austin Gallagher

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Mariani Labs
Marine Biologist & eDNA Research
http://www.marianilab.org/

Clive Petrovic

Dr. Shannon Gore

Dr. Shannon Gore

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Marine Biologist & Habitat Design Consultant
Econcerns, Ltd.

Dr. Shannon Gore

Dr. Shannon Gore

Dr. Shannon Gore

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Coastal Management Consulting
http://www.cmcbvi.com/

Photography & Film Teams

Rob Sorrenti

Rob Sorrenti

Rob Sorrenti

Filmmaker
BVI Art Reef Documentary
RobSorrenti.film
Rob Sorrenti — IMDB

Sami Kattan

Rob Sorrenti

Rob Sorrenti

Filmmaker / Nonprofit Storytelling
NomadCreative.org
BeneathTheWaves.org

Diego Camejo

Diego Camejo

Diego Camejo

Filmmaker, Photographer, Music Producer
ArtecMedia.com
BeneathTheWaves.org

Owen Buggy

Diego Camejo

Diego Camejo

Photographer, Project Co-Founder
@OwenBuggyPhotography
Owen Buggy Photography

Our Family of Rock Star Supporters

Endless thanks and gratitude to the following people for their skilled time and effort, each of whom has provided invaluable volunteered time, resources, guidance and input to make the BVI Art Reef possible.

Engineering & Structural Consulting

Engineering & Structural Consulting

Engineering & Structural Consulting

Michael Kuss
William Mudge
Derek Goldstein - Casaplex
Richard Bludworth
Michael Brubeck

Historian of the YO-44

Engineering & Structural Consulting

Engineering & Structural Consulting

Mike Cochran, Denton History


BVI Support Team

Kim Takeuchi, Unite BVI
Lyra George
Juan Ramon

On-Site Build Volunteer Rock Stars

Engineering & Structural Consulting

On-Site Build Volunteer Rock Stars

A very special thanks to Boyd Smith for his hours of dedicated support Techknowledgey Inc.

Thandi Sihlali, Necker Belle
(Thandi, you ROCK!)

Eve Jakabosky - EveJakabosky.com
(Artist of the beautiful Kraken eyes)

All the incredible heroes from the CDS team including...
Chris Juredin, Adam Buyskes, Wayne Palmer— Dennis, John, Ray, Sascha, Evan, Jason, Darius, Garryd, Jarryd and Glenn.

Thank you— You're our heroes!
CommercialDiveBVI.com

Web & Outreach Support

Web & Outreach Support

On-Site Build Volunteer Rock Stars

Marissa Brassfield - Ridiculously Efficient
Tara Byrne - Under30 Changemakers
Bill Ferrante - ThrottleUp.io
Charles Cosico - Tech Guys Who Get Marketing
Christina Schneider - The Parenting Shift | Roadtrippable.com

BVI Businesses

Web & Outreach Support

BVI Businesses

Nancy Shaw - For our amazing team HQ!
Cielo Villa


Ben, Kay & Sunchaser Team
(For your huge hearts & spirits!)
Sunchaser Scuba

Monique & Captain Julian
(You were amazing to work with!)
SunFunBVI.com

How Can I Get Involved?

Our projects are a collaborative effort of artists, engineers, entrepreneurs, scientists, philanthropists, and friends from around the world. Help support this effort in whatever way you'd like.


Come dive the site, sponsor an art sculpture, sponsor a science effort... Just cheer us on. This is your reef as much as ours.


Click here to learn more or contact us.

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