ABOUT US

 

The Coral Restoration Foundation™ is the largest coral REEF restoration organization in the world.

 

We were founded in response to

the wide-spread loss of the dominant coral species on the Florida Reef Tract.

 

The Coral Restoration Foundation™ is headquartered in Key Largo, Florida.

THE FLORIDA REEF TRACT

The third largest barrier reef in the world 

CRISIS

Reef loss on a massive scale

RESPONSE

Active reef restoration 

Scott Winters

CEO

Scott is a serial entrepreneur of 15 years following a career as an academic scientist. His ventures have ranged from entertainment, through consumer goods to healthcare. Highlights of his career include the development of the world’s most technologically advanced pediatric cancer center. He has served on the board of directors for multiple entrepreneurial ventures as well as international non-profits. Throughout his career he has published 2 books, over 50 technical articles and popular papers, and amassed over 750 hours of public speaking.

 

Scott received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in two simultaneous programs (Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity and BioInformatics and Computational Biology), received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business, and is Phi Beta Kappa. Scott’s passion for ocean conservation brought him to the Florida Keys to inspire others to help save our ocean.

 

 

Scott Winters

CEO

Craig H Decker

DIRECTOR

Sascha Simon

DIRECTOR

David Wing

CHAIRMAN

David Splitt

VICE CHAIRMAN

Retired Legal Counsel Xerox Corporation

Patti Kirk Gross

SECRETARY

Stephen Frink

DIRECTOR

James Boilini

DIRECTOR

Robert Althuis

DIRECTOR

Steven Miller

DIRECTOR

Joseph Dituri, Ph.D.

  • CDR, U.S. Navy Saturation Diving Officer (ret)

  • Scientific Diving Instructor Trainer

  • Hyperbaric physician instructor 

Patti Gross DIVE SAFETY OFFICER

  • Scientific Diver

  • Master Scuba Instructor: PADI/SSI

  • DAN First Aid/CPR/O2 Provider Instructor

Jessica Levy

  • Scientific Diver

  • Divemaster

  • CRF Reef Restoration Program Manager

James Murray CHAIRMAN

  • Master Scuba Diver / Scuba Instructor Trainer DSO Scientific Diver –  AAUS/USGS

  • Owner – Coral Edge Adventures

David Splitt

  • Divemaster

  • Retired Senior Legal Counsel/Risk Manager Xerox Corporation

Paul Washington

  • Scientific Diver

  • Master Scuba Instructor

  • President, National Association of Black SCUBA Divers (NABS) Regional DSO for NABS

Billy Wise

  • General Manager Rainbow Reef Dive Center

  • PADI Course Director

  • DAN Instructor Trainer

  • Adjunct Professor and Dive  Safety Officer College of the Florida Keys

Shawn Martin, M.Sc 

 

The blog from the largest reef restoration initiative in the world. 

Headquarters

89111 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Florida 33070


Exploration Center

5 Seagate Blvd, Key Largo, Florida 33037

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