Oren joined Pacific Quest in 2009 as a program guide and left in 2013 as the Facility Manager of the Reeds Bay building. Prior to working for PQ, Oren worked as a wildland firefighter for four years in the Pacific Northwest and Western United States. Before returning to work at Pacific Quest in 2019 as the Operations Manager, Oren also worked in the international fly fishing travel industry and at the W.M. Keck Telescope as a Telescope Support Technician on the summit of Mauna Kea. In his most recent position as Director of Operations, Oren primarily focuses on the daily logistical operations of organization, working closely with other departments to develop systems to provide our staff and students with everything they need to have a positive experience while at Pacific Quest. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Oren loves the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping and diving and likes to spend his time exploring and experiencing the natural beauty of the Big Island with his friend and family.