Paul Dunning, Founder

Paul Dunning started his Lifeguard career in 1978 in his home town of Long Beach California. He went off to UCLA to play water polo and sail while earning an Economics degree, then entered the world of banking and finance. He finished his MBA at Pepperdine University and was an All American player & coach of his Masters water polo team. He works in Los Angeles for JM Eagle, a global industry leader and believer in humanitary causes.

Paul, a Christian, has traveled throughout Asia, the Carribean and the Pacific Islands seeking aquatic pleasures and bodysurfing exotic reef breaks. Paul's goal to learn how to board surf in 2006 led him to Ecuador and their plea for help.