Team Members

Kevin Klemens – Owner, CEO
183423_537257295611_5711434_nKevin is a Lieutenant in the Naval Reserve after serving on active duty for 6 years. He was a Division Officer onboard USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52) and USS NEW ORLEANS (LPD-18). He was a Training Liaison Officer at Afloat Training Group San Diego and now drills at the Undersea Warfighting Development Center in San Diego. He earned a B.A. in Studies of War and Peace from Norwich University and a M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology from the University of Southern California. Additionally, he holds a 100-Ton Captain’s License from the U.S. Coast Guard.



Melodie Grubbs – Field Operations, Licensed Captain

Melodie1_160x160-130x125Melodie began her career as an environmental consultant providing services to clients like the Morro Bay National Estuary Program and local Resource Conservation District. Prior to working at the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County as Field Operations Manager, she served as scientist and chief mate onboard an oceanographic research vessel. She received her B.S. in Meteorology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology in 2006 and completed her M.S. in Geospatial Science and Technology from the University of Southern California in 2017.