Born in the USA but raised in Colombia, S. America. A tennis scholarship took her back to the US to study at the Univ. of Texas from where she graduated in Architecture. Ten years later, an architecure job got her to move to Cozumel and six months later, her fascination and love of the ocean made her open a dive shop. She is a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do and a happily single mother of a young boy and 2 Labrador dogs.